Junky Summary
William S. Burroughs

Everything you need to understand or teach Junky by William S. Burroughs.

  • Junky Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Junky Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Junky Summary

William Lee—nicknamed Bill—is a thirty-year-old white male living in New York City who begins using morphine and develops an addiction to narcotics—or junk. Over the next five years or so he uses drugs, engages in petty crimes and drug peddling, and moves to Texas, New Orleans, and finally Mexico City all the while intermittently kicking his junk habit.

The novel begins around 1945 when Bill takes...

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