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    DescriptionBegun in 1959 by a then-twenty-two-year-old Hunter S. Thompson, "The Rum Diary" is a brilliantly tangled love story of jealousy, treachery and violent alcoholic lust in the Caribbean boomtown that was San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the late 1950s. Exuberant and mad, youthful and energetic, "The Rum Diary" is an outrageous, drunken romp in the spirit of Thompson's bestselling "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" and "Hell's Angels."


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    Title
    The Rum Diary
    Subtitle
    A Novel
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hunter S. Thompson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 204
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780684856476
    ISBN 10: 0684856476
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC, 813.54
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1960
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET038
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CARIBB, CHRN/LATE20
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1950
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PS3570.H62 R86 1998B
    Edition statement
    Scribner Pbk Fi.
    Illustrations note
    map
    Publisher
    Prentice Hall (a Pearson Education Company)
    Imprint name
    Prentice Hall & IBD
    Publication date
    01 November 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Hemel Hempstead
    Review quote
    "Crackling, twisted, searing, paced to a deft prose rhythm . . . A shot of Gonzo with a rum chaser." --"San Francisco Chronicle"