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Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

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Description for Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) Paperback. The best, the fastest, the hippest and the most unorthodox account ever published of the US presidential electoral process in all its madness and corruption. Illustrator(s): Steadman, Ralph. Series: Harper Perennial Modern Classics. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPL; HBJK; HBLW3; JPHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 33. Weight in Grams: 348.

The best, the fastest, the hippest and the most unorthodox account ever published of the US presidential electoral process in all its madness and corruption.

In 1972 Hunter S. Thompson, the creator and king of Gonzo journalism, covered the US presidential campaign for Rolling Stone magazine alongside the establishment newsmen of Washington. The result is a classic piece of subversive reportage and a fantastic ride on the rollercoaster of Hunter’s uniquely savage imagination. In his own words, written years before Watergate: ‘It is Nixon himself who represents that dark, venal ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Series
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
512
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780007204489
SKU
V9780007204489
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-98

About Hunter S. Thompson
Hunter S. Thompson is incomparably the most celebrated exponent of the New Journalism. His books include Hell’s Angels, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ‘72 and Generation of Swine. Ralph Steadman is one of Britain’s best-known cartoonists and illustrators. His books include I, Leonardo and the bestselling illustrated Animal Farm.

Reviews for Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
‘The best stuff on the campaign I’ve read anywhere.’ Nicholas Von Hoffman, Washington Post ‘Obscene, horrid, repellent … driving, urgent, candid, searing … a fascinating, compelling book!’ New York Post ‘Hunter S. Thompson is the most ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)


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