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William Burroughs And Tom Wolfe Headline Beat Literature Auction

Posted at 7:23AM Friday 04 Oct 2013

An empty vial that once contained methadone prescribed to William Burroughs and a 1968 first edition of Tom Wolfe's book The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, signed by 45 stars of the 60s counterculture scene, are being auctioned in San Francisco next week as part of the sale of a unique collection of beat and avant-garde literature and ephemera.

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