My Mother and I Would Like to Know by William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs is regarded as one of the most important authors of the 20th century. His novel Naked Lunch brought him international attention and acclaim. He produced a body of work that included novels, memoirs and screenplays. He was born in St. Louis in 1914, and died in Lawrence, Kansas in 1997.

The following story is a featured selection from the Evergreen Review Reader 1967-1972, to be published by Four Walls Eight Windows in the fall of 1998. It originally appeared in Evergreen #67, June 1969.
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