Fear and loathing in Las Vegas a savage journey to the heart of the American dream by Hunter S. Thompson

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Published by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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  • Thompson, Hunter S,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography

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Book details

Other titlesLas Vegas.
Statementby Hunter S. Thompson. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4874.T444 A3 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4896974M
ISBN 100394464354
LC Control Number76037082

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