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Songs of the doomed : more notes on the death of the American dream

Author: Hunter S Thompson
Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays by Hunter Thompson that chart the high and low moments of his thirty-year career as a journalist.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hunter S Thompson
ISBN: 0743240995 9780743240994
OCLC Number: 50314809
Notes: Originally published: New York : Summit Books, ©1990.
Description: xii, 355 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Fifties: Last Rumble in Fat City --
The Sixties: What the Hell? it's Only Rock and Roll ... --
The Seventies: Reaping the Whirlwind, Riding the Tiger --
The Eighties: How Much Money do you Have? --
Welcome to the Nineties: Welcome to Jail.
Responsibility: Hunter S. Thompson.
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Between 1959 and 1990, Thompson wrote a series of dizzying and dazzling essays, here collected in "Songs of the Doomed." Brilliant, hilarious, defiant, the pieces chart the course of American  Read more...

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Tom Wolfe There are only two adjectives writers care about anymore..."brilliant" and "outrageous..".and Hunter Thompson has a freehold on both of them.

 
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