Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is one of the great sad American stories,
essential reading for understanding our terrible history. It's on the very
short shelf with The Great Gatsby, Huck Finn, The Oregon Trail, A. Gordon
Pym and Moby Dick.
Only 65--I thought he was much older.
At 12:39 AM 2/21/2005, you wrote:
>Somehow, not unexpected; but it makes me sad all the same.
>All the best
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