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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Hilarious, spooky, beautiful prose. - Goodreads
A pointless piece of writing. - Goodreads
Great intro to Hunter S Thompson for me. - Goodreads
I've always found Hunter S. Thompson hard to read. - Goodreads
Amazing book, amazing artwork. - Goodreads
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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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Pretty good book. I think I read it three times over the years back in highschool and college. Read full review

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Hunter S. Thompson lives in Woody Creek, Colorado.

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