The Place of Dead Roads

TitleThe Place of Dead Roads
Year for Search1983
AuthorsBurroughs, William S[eward](1914-97)
Date Published1983
PublisherHolt, Rinehart and Winston
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The middle volume of a trilogy that includes his 1981 Cities of the Red Night and his 1987 The Western Lands. This novel is concerned with a gay gunfighter in the western U. S. in the nineteenth century and is typical of the dystopian themes in Burroughs’s works.

Additional Publishers

U. K. ed. London: John Calder, 1984.

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

(1914-97)

Full Text

1983 Burroughs, William S[eward] (1914-97). The Place of Dead Roads. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. U. K. ed. London: John Calder, 1984. MoU-St, PSt

The middle volume of a trilogy that includes his 1981 Cities of the Red Night and his 1987 The Western Lands. This novel is concerned with a gay gunfighter in the western U. S. in the nineteenth century and is typical of the dystopian themes in Burroughs’s works. See also 1959, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1973, 1979, 1991 Burroughs.