And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks

Original Publish Date: Nov 10, 2009
Product Number: EB00641408
Released: Mar 11, 2016
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ISBN: #9780802198891
Publisher: Grove Press
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In the summer of 1944, a shocking murder rocked the fledgling Beats. William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, both still unknown, we inspired by the crime to collaborate on a novel, a hard-boiled tale of bohemian New York during World War II, full of drugs and art, obsession and brutality, with scenes and characters drawn from their own lives. Finally published after more than sixty years, this is a captivating read, and incomparable literary artifact, and a window into the lives and art of two of the twentieth century's most influential writers.

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Narrator(s): Ray Porter
Product Number Z100098585
Released: Jun 16, 2015
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ISBN: #9781481544702