Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 6, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
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Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano layer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan appetite for food, drugs, and life on the edge.

Written with uninhibited candor and manic energy, this book is Acosta's own account of coming of age as a Chicano in the psychedelic sixties, of taking on impossible cases while breaking all tile rules of courtroom conduct, and of scrambling headlong in search of a personal and cultural identity. It is a landmark of contemporary Hispanic-American literature, at once ribald, surreal, and unmistakably authentic.
 

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Contents

Section 1
17
Section 2
35
Section 3
43
Section 4
59
Section 5
71
Section 6
85
Section 7
97
Section 8
105
Section 9
121
Section 10
129
Section 11
135
Section 12
143
Section 13
157
Section 14
169
Section 15
183
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