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The rum diary

Author: Hunter S Thompson
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2011.
Series: Bloomsbury classic reads.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Kemp has moved from New York to the steamy heat of Puerto Rico to work at the Daily News. He starts hanging out at Al's Backyard, a local den selling booze and hamburgers to vagrant journalists who are mostly crazy drunks on the verge of quitting. Then he meets Yeamon, whose delectable girlfriend has Kemp stewing in his own lust. But the idle tension that builds up in places where men sweat twenty-four hours a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romans à clef
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hunter S Thompson
ISBN: 9781408814673 1408814676
OCLC Number: 701111641
Notes: Film tie-in.
Originally published: New York; London: Simon & Schuster; 1998.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Bloomsbury classic reads.
Responsibility: Hunter S. Thompson.

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