Screw-jack Summary
Hunter S. Thompson

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Screw-jack Summary

Screwjack is a collection of three short stories by infamous journalist Hunter S. Thompson. Though unrelated narratively, the three stories titled, "Mescalito," "Death of a Poet," and "Screwjack" could be said to share the common theme of drug abuse and addiction.

The longest story, "Mescalito," involves Thompson's mescaline drug trip during a stay at a Los Angeles hotel in February 1969. Thompson was crushed by writer's block at the time, and pressured by his...

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