Generation of Swine (Gonzo Papers, Vol. 2)

Generation of Swine (Gonzo Papers, Vol. 2)

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Generation of Swine, the second volume of the legendary Dr. Hunter S. Thompson's bestselling "Gonzo Papers," was first published in 1988 and is now back in print. Here, against a backdrop of late-night tattoo sessions and soldier-of-fortune trade shows, Dr. Thompson is at his apocalyptic best - covering emblematic events such as the 1987-88 presidential campaign, with Vice President George Bush, Sr., fighting for his life against Republican competitors like Alexander Haig, Pat Buchanan, and Pat Robertson; detailing the GOP's obsession with drugs and drug abuse; while at the same time capturing momentous social phenomena as they occurred, like the rise of cable, satellite TV, and CNN - 24 hours of mainline news. Showcasing his inimitable talent for social and political analysis, Generation of Swine is vintage Thompson - eerily prescient, incisive, and enduring.

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  • ISBN 13: 9780743250443
  • ISBN 10: 0743250443
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  • Language: English
  • Pages: 313
  • Size: 8.44" l x 5.46" w x 0.90" h

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