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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
Thompson, Hunter S. (Audiobook CD - 2005 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas


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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.
Authors: Thompson, Hunter S.
Title: Fear and loathing in Las Vegas
a savage journey to the heart of the American dream
[sound recording]
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. :, Recorded Books,, p2005.
Edition: Unabridged
Characteristics: 5 sound discs (6 hr., 15 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: In container (17 cm.).
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Summary: 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.
Local Note: TW : 2006-02-08.
15 118 216
Additional Contributors: McLarty, Ron
ISBN: 9781419356278
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Report This Jul 11, 2012
  • purple_grape84 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I haven't seen the movie yet, but my husband said that the narrator was quite monotone compared to Johnny Depp in the movie. Overall I found it to be quite a good reading, but the narrator is not very expressive.

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