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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson - Paperback - 1998 - from Eureka Books (SKU: 255412)

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

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson - Paperback - 1998 - from Eureka Books (SKU: 255412)
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream

by Hunter S. Thompson

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0679785892
ISBN 13
9780679785897
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Vintage, 1998. Trade Paperback.

Synopsis

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream is a novel by Hunter S. Thompson, illustrated by Ralph Steadman. The book is a roman à clef, rooted in autobiographical incidents. The story follows its protagonist, Raoul Duke, and his attorney, Dr. Gonzo, as they descend on Las Vegas to chase the American Dream through a drug-induced haze. The novel first appeared as a two-part series in Rolling Stone magazine in 1971, was printed as a book the same year, and was later adapted into a film of the same name in 1998 starring Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro. According to The New York Times,  Fear and Loathing "cemented Mr. Thompson's place as a singular presence in American journalism or, as he once called himself, 'a connoisseur of edge work.'"

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Bookseller
Eureka Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
255412
Title
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
Author
Hunter S. Thompson
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0679785892
ISBN 13
9780679785897
Publisher
Vintage
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.s.a.
Date published
1998

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