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Fear and loathing in America : the brutal odyssey of an outlaw journalist, 1968-1976

Author: Hunter S Thompson; Douglas Brinkley
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2000.
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"Spanning the years between 1968 and 1976, these never-before-published letters show Thompson building his legend."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Hunter S Thompson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hunter S Thompson; Douglas Brinkley
ISBN: 068487315X 9780684873152 0684873168 9780684873169
OCLC Number: 45015274
Description: xxv, 756 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / David Halberstam --
Editor's Note / Douglas Brinkley --
Author's Note / Hunter S. Thompson --
1968 --
Chicago: The Great American Slaughter-House --
Public Murders and Private Beatings --
Whipped Like a Dog with the Whole World Watching --
Which Side Are You On? --
Clandestine Meeting with Nixon, Coup de Grace for the Sixties --
1969 --
The Battle of Aspen --
Local Politics with a Vengeance, Death to the Greed-Heads --
First Visit with Mescalito, Dangerous Fun with the Brown Buffalo --
Death Trip to the White House, Nixon Uber Alles --
1970 --
Thompson for Sheriff --
The Freak Also Rises --
Wild Victory in Horse Country, Disaster at the America's Cup --
Nixon's Massacre at Kent State, the Nightmare of Ralph Steadman --
Just How Weird Can You Stand It, Brother, Before Your Love Will Crack? --
1971 --
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas --
Queer Nights in the Circus-Circus, Drag-Racing on the Strip --
Brown Power in East L.A., Tom Wolfe Flees to Italy --
Invasion of the Jesus Freaks, a Generation Run Amok --
Shrewd Advice from the Sports Desk --
1972 --
Freak Power Goes to Washington, Strategic Retreat into National Politics --
Madness and Violence on the Sunshine Special --
Getting to Know the White House, Learning to Fear Richard Nixon --
Falling in Love on the Zoo Plane, Farewell Forever to Innocence --
1973 --
The Great Shark Hunt --
Marlin Fishing in Mexico, Killing Time with the Oakland Raiders --
Rookie of the Year in Washington, Rube of the Year in Hollywood --
Waiting for Watergate, Hatching the Plot to Croak Nixon.
Responsibility: Hunter S. Thompson ; foreword by David Halberstam ; edited by Douglas Brinkley.
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"Spanning the years between 1968 and 1976, these never-before-published letters show Thompson building his legend."--Jacket.

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