Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream

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Vintage Books, 1971 - Biography & Autobiography - 204 pages
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken.
Now this cult classic of gonzo journalism is a major motion picture from Universal, directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro. Opens everywhere on May 22, 1998.

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The best of that baby boomer of genre of drug writing. - LibraryThing
Thompson's prose are fine. - LibraryThing
HST was my introduction to cult fiction. - LibraryThing
The original illustrations are a big plus. - LibraryThing
... hard to put down with his ferocious writing. - LibraryThing

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Hunter S Thompson is a talented writer with an incredible ear for words, but this story is empty. Empty of interest or meaning. Two men go to Las Vegas, get high (why, I don't know; they don't appear ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ryan Hutto - Goodreads

Obviously his most prolific work and arguably his greatest. I read this book once in a while just to remind me how to be weird again. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1971)

Hunter S. Thompson lives in Woody Creek, Colorado.

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