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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Don't know what to rate the book because I don't remember anything about it--but Ralph Steadman's drawings are EPIC Read full review

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Reading this is akin to going through a veritable roller coaster ride of Hunter S. Thompson's mind: manic, frenetic and desultory. 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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