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The Resource Fear and loathing in America : the brutal odyssey of an outlaw journalist, 1968-1976, Hunter S. Thompson ; foreword by David Halberstam ; edited by Douglas Brinkley

Fear and loathing in America : the brutal odyssey of an outlaw journalist, 1968-1976, Hunter S. Thompson ; foreword by David Halberstam ; edited by Douglas Brinkley

Label
Fear and loathing in America : the brutal odyssey of an outlaw journalist, 1968-1976
Title
Fear and loathing in America
Title remainder
the brutal odyssey of an outlaw journalist, 1968-1976
Statement of responsibility
Hunter S. Thompson ; foreword by David Halberstam ; edited by Douglas Brinkley
Title variation
Fear & loathing in America
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Spanning the years between 1968 and 1976, these never-before-published letters show Thompson building his legend."--Jacket
Member of
Summary
Letters spanning the years between 1968 and 1976 highlight the author's biting wit, scary powers of observation, and encounters with such notables as Jimmy Carter, Tom Wolfe, and Kurt Vonnegut
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2001
Biography type
contains biographical information
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158267
Cataloging source
DLC
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Thompson, Hunter S
Dewey number
  • 070/.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Brinkley, Douglas
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True
Series statement
The Gonzo letters
Series volume
v. 2
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  • Thompson, Hunter S.
  • Journalists
  • Thompson, Hunter S
  • Journalists
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the brutal odyssey of an outlaw journalist, 1968-1976
Label
Fear and loathing in America : the brutal odyssey of an outlaw journalist, 1968-1976, Hunter S. Thompson ; foreword by David Halberstam ; edited by Douglas Brinkley
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Public Murders and Private Beatings
  • Whipped Like a Dog with the Whole World Watching
  • Which Side Are You On?
  • Clandestine Meeting with Nixon, Coup de Grace for the Sixties
  • 1969
  • The Battle of Aspen
  • Local Politics with a Vengeance, Death to the Greed-Heads
  • First Visit with Mescalito, Dangerous Fun with the Brown Buffalo
  • Death Trip to the White House, Nixon Uber Alles
  • 1970
  • Foreword
  • Thompson for Sheriff
  • The Freak Also Rises
  • Wild Victory in Horse Country, Disaster at the America's Cup
  • Nixon's Massacre at Kent State, the Nightmare of Ralph Steadman
  • Just How Weird Can You Stand It, Brother, Before Your Love Will Crack?
  • 1971
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Queer Nights in the Circus-Circus, Drag-Racing on the Strip
  • Brown Power in East L.A., Tom Wolfe Flees to Italy
  • Invasion of the Jesus Freaks, a Generation Run Amok
  • David Halberstam
  • Shrewd Advice from the Sports Desk
  • 1972
  • Freak Power Goes to Washington, Strategic Retreat into National Politics
  • Madness and Violence on the Sunshine Special
  • Getting to Know the White House, Learning to Fear Richard Nixon
  • Falling in Love on the Zoo Plane, Farewell Forever to Innocence
  • 1973
  • The Great Shark Hunt
  • Marlin Fishing in Mexico, Killing Time with the Oakland Raiders
  • Rookie of the Year in Washington, Rube of the Year in Hollywood
  • Editor's Note
  • Waiting for Watergate, Hatching the Plot to Croak Nixon
  • Douglas Brinkley
  • Author's Note
  • Hunter S. Thompson
  • 1968
  • Chicago: The Great American Slaughter-House
Control code
ocm45015274
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 756 pages
Isbn
9780684873169
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
00047012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45015274
Label
Fear and loathing in America : the brutal odyssey of an outlaw journalist, 1968-1976, Hunter S. Thompson ; foreword by David Halberstam ; edited by Douglas Brinkley
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Public Murders and Private Beatings
  • Whipped Like a Dog with the Whole World Watching
  • Which Side Are You On?
  • Clandestine Meeting with Nixon, Coup de Grace for the Sixties
  • 1969
  • The Battle of Aspen
  • Local Politics with a Vengeance, Death to the Greed-Heads
  • First Visit with Mescalito, Dangerous Fun with the Brown Buffalo
  • Death Trip to the White House, Nixon Uber Alles
  • 1970
  • Foreword
  • Thompson for Sheriff
  • The Freak Also Rises
  • Wild Victory in Horse Country, Disaster at the America's Cup
  • Nixon's Massacre at Kent State, the Nightmare of Ralph Steadman
  • Just How Weird Can You Stand It, Brother, Before Your Love Will Crack?
  • 1971
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Queer Nights in the Circus-Circus, Drag-Racing on the Strip
  • Brown Power in East L.A., Tom Wolfe Flees to Italy
  • Invasion of the Jesus Freaks, a Generation Run Amok
  • David Halberstam
  • Shrewd Advice from the Sports Desk
  • 1972
  • Freak Power Goes to Washington, Strategic Retreat into National Politics
  • Madness and Violence on the Sunshine Special
  • Getting to Know the White House, Learning to Fear Richard Nixon
  • Falling in Love on the Zoo Plane, Farewell Forever to Innocence
  • 1973
  • The Great Shark Hunt
  • Marlin Fishing in Mexico, Killing Time with the Oakland Raiders
  • Rookie of the Year in Washington, Rube of the Year in Hollywood
  • Editor's Note
  • Waiting for Watergate, Hatching the Plot to Croak Nixon
  • Douglas Brinkley
  • Author's Note
  • Hunter S. Thompson
  • 1968
  • Chicago: The Great American Slaughter-House
Control code
ocm45015274
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 756 pages
Isbn
9780684873169
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
00047012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45015274

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