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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While I appreciated the flow of the writing itself and the authors unique individualistic prose I was not so enthralled with the progression of the story. The plot seemed to exist only on the minds of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Arcadia - Goodreads

Having seen the movie first, whilst reading the book, I could literally picture Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro spewing out all the lines exactly how the book described it. I feel like the movie was ... Read full review

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Hunter S. Thompson lives in Woody Creek, Colorado.

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