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The Death of Joan Vollmer Adams Burroughs

Due to trouble with the law, mainly for drug possession and distribution, William S. Burroughs, his wife Joan and their children moved many times, ending up in Mexico City. One night Bill and Joan attended a party and, while drunk, it is argued that they decided to play a game of William Tell. While accounts…

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The Truth Behind David Kammerer’s Murder

It was because of Lucien Carr that Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs met and became friends. It was also because of Carr that Kerouac and Burroughs became material witnesses in a bizarre murder case. (Kill Your Darlings (2013)) In 1944, Allen Ginsberg met Lucien Carr at Columbia University. Carr was friends with…

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