Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72

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Straight Arrow Books, 1973 - Political Science - 506 pages
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IF YU TINK DIS IS A POLITICAL MILESTONE BOOK DEN YOUR WRONG!!!!!!! IT DID NUT STURT THA VOETNOOM WAR! ALLIT STARTED WAS FIVE HOURZ OF INDIGESTION!!! ND VOOMITTTTTTTTTTTT

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Anyone who wonders how the political landscape became the bitter scrub field that exists today should read this book. I first read this 20 years ago, and it bears even more relevant today. The tactic of Page 274 seemed preposterous on the first reading, but is standard operating procedure now. No matter which side of the political spectrum you might be, this holds a valuable education in how the sausage-works of politics functions. 

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Authors Note
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January
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February
58
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About the author (1973)

Hunter S. Thompson was born on July 18, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky. At the age of sixteen he was inducted into the Athenaeum Literary Association and wrote for the Athenaeum Journal. During his two years in the US Air Force, Thompson wrote a sports column for The Common Courier. After he was discharged, he moved to New York to work as a copy boy at Time Magazine and later moved to San Juan to write for a Puerto Rican bowling magazine. He also reported to the National Observer from South America. Upon his return to the US, Thompson wrote Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga, which became a national bestseller and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, which was originally published in Rolling Stone magazine. Thompson wrote for Rolling Stone, Playboy, and Esquire. Hunter S. Thompson committed suicide on February 20, 2005 at his home in Colorado.

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