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

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 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.

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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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I loved every single second of this book! Filled with memorable lines and not a dull moment in the book - in my current top 5 for sure. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
14
Section 3
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About the author (1971)

Hunter S. Thompson lives in Woody Creek, Colorado.

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