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Suggesting the nascent ideas and energy of his seminal book on the 60s experience, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, "Mescalito" features Duke's first mescaline trip. "We live in a jungle of pending disasters," the author warns. Alone in a hotel room in Los Angeles in February, 1969, Duke sustains a fever-pitched bout of paranoia so dark and depraved, it would make most mort ...more
ebook, 28 pages
Published October 18th 2000 by Simon & Schuster (first published 2000)
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'... we live in a jungle of pending disasters, walking constantly across a minefield ... will my plane crash tomorrow? What if I miss it? Will the next one crash?' (Kindle Highlight Loc. 94-95)
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Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author, famous for his book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. He is credited as the creator of Gonzo journalism, a style of reporting where reporters involve themselves in the action to such a degree that they become the central figures of their stories. He is also known for his promotion and use of psychedelics and other mind-altering substanc ...more
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