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Fear and loathing in Las Vegas : a savage journey to the heart of the American dream

Author: Hunter S Thompson; Ralph Steadman
Publisher: London : Harper Perennial, 2005.
Series: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Harper Perennial modern classics edView all editions and formats
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Hunter S Thompson's ether-fuelled, savage journey to the heart of the American Dream.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hunter S Thompson; Hunter S Thompson
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hunter S Thompson; Ralph Steadman
ISBN: 0007204493 9780007204496
OCLC Number: 224801043
Notes: Originally published: New York: Random House, 1971; London: Paladin, 1972.
Description: 240, 26 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Responsibility: Hunter S. Thompson ; illustrated by Ralph Steadman.

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`There are only two adjectives writers care about..."brilliant" and "outrageous". Hunter Thompson has a freehold on both of them. "Fear and Loathing" is a scorching epochal sensation.' Tom Wolfe Read more...

 
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