The Resource Call me Burroughs: : a life, Barry Miles, (eaudio)

Call me Burroughs: : a life, Barry Miles, (eaudio)

Label
Call me Burroughs: : a life
Title
Call me Burroughs:
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Barry Miles
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fifty years ago Norman Mailer asserted, 'William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.' Few since have taken such literary risks, developed such individual political or spiritual ideas, or spanned such a wide range of media. Burroughs wrote novels, memoirs, technical manuals, and poetry. He painted, made collages, took thousands of photographs, produced hundreds of hours of experimental recordings, acted in movies, and recorded more CDs than most rock bands. Burroughs was the original cult figure of the beat movement, and with the publication of his novel Naked Lunch, which was originally banned for obscenity, he became a guru to the 60s youth counterculture. In Call Me Burroughs, biographer and beat historian Barry Miles presents the first full-length biography of Burroughs to be published in a quarter century-and the first one to chronicle the last decade of Burroughs' life and examine his long-term cultural legacy. Written with the full support of the Burroughs estate and drawing from countless interviews with figures like Allen Ginsberg, Lucien Carr, and Burroughs himself, Call Me Burroughs is a rigorously researched biography that finally gets to the heart of its notoriously mercurial subject
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miles, Barry
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Malcolm Hillgartner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hillgartner, Malcolm
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burroughs, William S
  • Novelists, American
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Call me Burroughs: : a life, Barry Miles, (eaudio)
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Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (29hr., 33 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478981794
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11793833
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11793833
System control number
MWT11793833
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Call me Burroughs: : a life, Barry Miles, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (29hr., 33 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478981794
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11793833
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11793833
System control number
MWT11793833
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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