Mescalito

Mescalito

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by Hunter S. Thompson
     
 
Capturing the essence of Hunter S. Thompson’s “Gonzo” style, short story Mescalito details his dark and miserably comic first mescaline drug trip. First published in Songs of the Doomed, Mescalito suggests the nascent ideas and energy of Thompson’s seminal work on the ‘60s experience, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

Overview

Capturing the essence of Hunter S. Thompson’s “Gonzo” style, short story Mescalito details his dark and miserably comic first mescaline drug trip. First published in Songs of the Doomed, Mescalito suggests the nascent ideas and energy of Thompson’s seminal work on the ‘60s experience, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

"We live in a jungle of pending disasters," the author warns. Alone in a hotel room in Los Angeles in February, 1969, Thompsons’ alter-ego Duke sustains a fever-pitched bout of paranoia so dark and depraved, it would make most mortals run fast―and far―from this kind of suicidal experimentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743215220
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
10/18/2000
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
28
Sales rank:
570,408
File size:
145 KB

Meet the Author


Hunter S. Thompson's books include Fear and Loathing in America, Screwjack, Hell's Angels, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Proud Highway, Better Than Sex, The Rum Diary, and Kingdom of Fear. He was contributor to various national and international publications, including a weekly sports column for ESPN.com.

Hunter S. Thompson died February 2005.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 18, 1937
Date of Death:
February 20, 2005
Place of Birth:
Louisville, Kentucky
Place of Death:
Woody Creek, Colorado
Education:
U.S. Air Force, honorably discharged in 1957

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Mescalito 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Candi420 More than 1 year ago
This was the first Hunter S Thompson book I read. I have seen Fear and Loathing and wanted to start reading his books, great first choice. It was short but it was a good way to get to know his style. I am going to read every one of his writings now.
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