The best, the fastest, the hippest and the most unorthodox account ever published of the US presidential electoral process in all its madness and corruption. In 1972 Hunter S. Thompson, the creator and king of Gonzo journalism, covered the US presidential campaign for Rolling Stone magazine alongside the establishment newsmen of Washington. The ...Read MoreThe best, the fastest, the hippest and the most unorthodox account ever published of the US presidential electoral process in all its madness and corruption. In 1972 Hunter S. Thompson, the creator and king of Gonzo journalism, covered the US presidential campaign for Rolling Stone magazine alongside the establishment newsmen of Washington. The result is a classic piece of subversive reportage and a fantastic ride on the rollercoaster of Hunter's uniquely savage imagination. In his own words, written years before Watergate: 'It is Nixon himself who represents that dark, venal and incurably violent side of the American character almost every other country in the world has learned to fear and despise.'Read Less
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Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Cloth boards. 1 inch inch ink line across the width of top & bottom edge of text block, corners rounded corners show wear but not frayed, scff marks on rear boardtoward the middle. illustrations, 505 pp. Text clean & tight.
Good in Good dust jacket. 0879320532. With illustrations by Ralph Steadman. Black and white photographs. First printing. A fair amount of underlining and marginalia, thus only good in a good (edge worn, fading along the spine) second state (no white border around the photograph on rear panel) dust jacket.
Poor. No dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Ex-library. 506 p. : illus.; 22 cm. Includes Illustrations. Pretty badly beat up but a rare true stated 1st printing. Usual ex-library marks, spine tilted & quite frayed w outer cloth peeling off, corners bumped & frayed, underlining on a few pgs, some corner folds, soil on edge, for all that, still readable.
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