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The Yage Letters Redux - Burroughs, William S, and Ginsberg, Allen, and Harris, Oliver, Professor (Editor)
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In January 1953, William Burroughs began a seven-month expedition into the jungles of South America, ostensibly to find yage, the fabled hallucinogen of the Amazon. But Burroughs also cast his anthropological-satiric eye over the local regimes to record trademark vignettes of political and psychic malaise. From the notebooks he kept and the letters he wrote home to Allen Ginsberg, Burroughs composed a narrative of his adventures that appeared ten years later as "In Search of Yage" within The Yage Letters . That book, ...

The Yage Letters Redux 2006, City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780872864481

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