Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. Thompson

Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

Hunter S. Thompson

nonfiction history politics challenging funny informative slow-paced

481 pages | first published 1973


Hilarious, terrifying, insightful, and compulsively readable, these are the articles that Hunter S. Thompson wrote for Rolling Stone magazine while covering the 1972 election campaign of President Richard M. Nixon and his unsuccessful opponent, Se...
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