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

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Description: Amazon.com Review Heralded as the "best book on the dope decade" by the New York Times Book Review, Hunter S. Thompson's documented drug orgy through Las Vegas would no doubt leave Nancy Reagan blushing and D.A.R.E. founders rethinking their motto. Under the pseudonym of Raoul Duke, Thompson travels with his Samoan attorney, Dr. Gonzo, in a souped-up convertible dubbed the "Great Red Shark." In its trunk, they stow "two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a salt shaker half-full of cocaine and a whole galaxy of multicolored uppers, downers, screame ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 12 May 1998
ISBN-10 : 0679785892 | ISBN-13: 9780679785897
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