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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories

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ISBN-10: 0679602984

ISBN-13: 9780679602989

Edition: 1971 (Annual)

Authors: Hunter S. Thompson, Ralph Steadman

List price: $25.00
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First published in Rolling Stone magazine in 1971, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is Hunter S. Thompson's savagely comic account of what happened to this country in the 1960s. It is told through the writer's account of an assignment he undertook with his attorney to visit Las Vegas and "check it out." The book stands as the final word on the highs and lows of that decade, one of the defining works of our time, and a stylistic and journalistic tour de force. As Christopher Lehmann-Haupt wrote in The New York Times, it has "a kind of mad, corrosive prose poetry that picks up where Norman Mailer's An American Dream left off and explores what Tom Wolfe left out."    This…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 1971
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/5/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 5.57" wide x 8.31" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

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