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Thompson , illustrated by Ralph Steadman. The story follows its protagonist, Raoul Duke , and his attorney, Dr. Gonzo , as they descend on Las Vegas to chase the American Dream through a drug-induced haze, all the while ruminating on the failure of the s countercultural movement. The work is Thompson's most famous book, and is noted for its lurid descriptions of illegal drug use and its early retrospective on the culture of the s.
Start growing! Boost your life and career with the best book summaries. Hunter S. Thompson is the godfather of all the Nick Strausses and Sudhir Venkateshes you can think of. He was the guy who invented that type of investigative journalism which blurs the border between living and reporting. The American Dream is not necessarily just a Gatsbian rags-to-riches-story , and experimenting with drugs is certainly not merely a mind-expanding-Timothy-Leary-let-the-sunshine-in experience. If you ever wondered what they looked like, this book is your best shot at making some sense.
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The bond to which Derrida referred is weakened by any such tainted individual, and the purity of the society itself is polluted. This critique, which will be engaged with as a theme of the Gonzo Text more fully in Chapter Four may be read in both direct criticisms of journalism within the text, You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.
A quart of tequila, a quart of rum,. On assignment from a sports magazine to cover 'the fabulous Mint '--a. They of course never get the story, but. A first-rate sensibility.
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Rolling Stone has posted the original version on its web site. The 23, word manuscript famously begins:. We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. What are these goddamn animals?