Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72

Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72

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by Hunter S. Thompson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0446698229

ISBN-13: 2900446698220

Pub. Date: 10/20/2006

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Hilarious, terrifying, insightful, and compulsively readable, these are the articles that Hunter S. Thompson wrote for Rolling Stone magazine while covering the 1972 election campaign of President Richard M. Nixon and his unsuccessful opponent, Senator George S. McGovern. Hunter focuses largely on the Democratic Party's primaries and the breakdown of the

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Hilarious, terrifying, insightful, and compulsively readable, these are the articles that Hunter S. Thompson wrote for Rolling Stone magazine while covering the 1972 election campaign of President Richard M. Nixon and his unsuccessful opponent, Senator George S. McGovern. Hunter focuses largely on the Democratic Party's primaries and the breakdown of the national party as it splits between the different candidates.

With drug-addled alacrity and incisive wit, Thompson turned his jaundiced eye and gonzo heart to the repellent and seductive race for president, deconstructed the campaigns, and ended up with a political vision that is eerily prophetic

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ISBN-13:
2900446698220
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
10/20/2006
Series:
Fear and Loathing Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
496

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