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Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. Thompson
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Nov 02, 08

bookshelves: politics-current-events-history, nonfiction, bookclub
Recommended for: election history buffs
Read in November, 2008

I got to page 150 or so & gave up, reading the last chapter & calling it a day. Rambling. About an election I was too young to participate in and about hoards of individuals I know nothing about. I found it really hard going. There were some interesting anecdotes and illuminating character observations, but I really hated the rest. For my first Thompson read, I should have read another of his works, say Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas.

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message 1: by Coalbanks (new)

Coalbanks Damn! If only HST was around today! FEAR & LOATHING circa 1972 would be a day at the beach compared to 2008.

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