Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Part I: Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
This section contains 260 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Study Guide

Part I: Chapter 12 Summary

Chapter 12 finds Thompson drunk in a bar in Baker, Ca. He's feeling the effects of the past several days, knowing that collapse is imminent, and simultaneously insisting that collapse is not an option. He describes an earlier brush with the California Highway Patrol. In his customary outrageous fashion, Thompson amuses the cop enough to avoid any legal repercussions for driving at well over 100mph while drinking a can of beer. Before taking refuge in the bar, Thompson places a frantic call to his attorney to explain just how fragile his situation has become. In the middle of what quickly becomes an argument between him and his attorney, Thompson changes his mind and decides to be at the Hotel Flamingo by the time his attorney arrives.

Part I: Chapter 12 Analysis

Thompson's encounter with the California Highway Patrol is a piercing...

(read more from the Part I: Chapter 12 Summary)

This section contains 260 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook