Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
by Thompson, Hunter S
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream is a novel by Hunter S. Thompson, illustrated by Ralph Steadman. The book is a roman Ă clef, rooted in autobiographical incidents. The story follows its protagonist, Raoul Duke, and his attorney, Dr. Gonzo, as they descend on Las Vegas to chase the American Dream through a drug-induced haze. The novel first appeared as a two-part series in Rolling Stone magazine in 1971, was printed as a book the same year, and was later adapted into a film of the same name in 1998 starring Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro. According to The New York Times, Fear and Loathing "cemented Mr. Thompson's place as a singular presence in American journalism or, as he once called himself, 'a connoisseur of edge work.'"
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- Gregor Rare Books (US)
- Bookseller's Inventory #
- Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
- Thompson, Hunter S
- Book condition
- First Printing of the First Edition
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Random House,
- Place of Publication
- New York:
- Date Published
- Hunter S. Thompson
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