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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Summary
Hunter S. Thompson

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Summary

Plot Summary

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas tells the story of Hunter S. Thompson's journey to Las Vegas in 1971 as a journalist for a sports magazine. Thompson is accompanied by his "attorney," a Samoan whose only counsel seems to consist of recommending drugs. Indeed, Thompson's assignment is only an excuse for the pair to rent a red Chevy convertible and scream off into the desert with a trunk full of illegal narcotics.

After picking up a hitchhiker who subsequently flees in response to their drug-induced hostility, Thompson and his attorney stop at the Mint Hotel. Thompson has been assigned to cover the Mint 400, a motorcycle and dune buggy race on the outskirts of the city. Despite some initial difficulty securing their reservation and attaining their press packets due to their inebriated state, they travel to the racetrack where the Mint 400 is to be held.

Unfortunately, the dust stirred up...

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