Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream.; Illustrated by Ralph Steadman
by Thompson, Hunter S
- Bookplate on front paste-down, else near fine, clean & tight condition / near fine bright dust jacket
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
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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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- Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream.; Illustrated by Ralph Steadman
- Thompson, Hunter S
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- Used - Bookplate on front paste-down, else near fine, clean & tight condition / near fine bright dust jacket
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- First edition
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Random House
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