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

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Simon & Schuster,
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[2000]
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English
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Brazen, incisive, and outrageous as ever, Hunter S. Thompson is back with another astonishing volume of his private correspondence, the highly anticipated follow-up toThe Proud Highway.When that first book of letters appeared in 1997,Timepronounced it "deliriously entertaining";Rolling Stonecalled it "brilliant beyond description"; andThe New York Timescelebrated its "wicked humor and bracing political conviction."Spanning the years between 1968 and 1976, these never-before-published letters show Thompson building his legend: running for sheriff in Aspen, Colorado; creating the seminal road bookFear and Loathing in Las Vegas;twisting political reporting to new heights forRolling Stone;and making sense of it all in the landmarkFear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72.To read Thompson's dispatches from these years -- addressed to the author's friends, enemies, editors, and creditors, and such notables as Jimmy Carter, Tom Wolfe, and Kurt Vonnegut -- is to read a raw, revolutionary eyewitness account of one of the most exciting and pivotal eras in American history.Provocative and revealing,Fear and Loathing in Americacements Hunter S. Thompson's reputation as one of the great literary and cultural icons of our time -- the only man alive to have ridden with both the Hell's Angels and Richard Nixon.
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