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Hunter S. Thompson may have taken some creative liberties in describing his wild journey; Fear and Lothing in Las Vegas with attorney Oscar Zeta Acosta... but he still told a story that was more fact than fiction!
In truth, Thompson took two mind-altering trips to the Sin City in the early 70s that inspired his two-part piece of Gonzo journalism for Rolling Stone that became a single volume of jangled prose--that is, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream--that became an instant classic and a searing indictment of broken promises and American success on the same level as F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and An American Dream by Norman Mailer.
The lack of a clear plot and detailed accounts of illicit drug use may have flustered critics but, the seminal work caught on with a culture frustrated by the fruitless demise of the hippie counter culture, and made Thompson an internationally recognized literary figure. Some of the most powerful words Thompson ever wrote came from Fear and Loathing when he remarked on the shortcoming of the revolutionary of the 60s zeitgeist when he points to "the high-water mark