Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream

Written by:
Hunter S. Thompson
Narrated by:
Ron McLarty

Unabridged Audiobook

Ratings
Book
113
Narrator
20
Release Date
September 2005
Duration
6 hours 2 minutes
Summary
Maverick author Hunter S. Thompson introduced the world to 'gonzo journalism' with this cult classic that shot back up the best-seller lists after Thompson's suicide in 2005. No book ever written has more perfectly captured the spirit of the 1960s counterculture. In Las Vegas to cover a motorcycle race, Raoul Duke (Thompson) and his attorney Dr. Gonzo (inspired by a friend of Thompson) are quickly diverted to search for the American dream. Their quest is fueled by nearly every drug imaginable and quickly becomes a surreal experience that blurs the line between reality and fantasy. But there is more to this hilarious tale than reckless behavior-for underneath the hallucinogenic facade is a stinging criticism of American greed and consumerism.
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Anonymous

Darkly hilarious. Fantastic narrator.

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Esteven Gonzalez

If you have seen the movie, then the book is so much more. As you hear the voice in his head; The narrator adds a another voice...

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Ed Griffin

Messed up. Loved the book and the movie !!!!

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