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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano layer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan appetite for food, drugs, and life on the edge.

Written with uninhibited candor and manic energy, this book is Acosta's own account of coming of age as a Chicano in the psychedelic sixties, of taking on impossible cases while breaking all tile rules of courtroom conduct, and of scrambling headlong in search of a personal and cultural identity. It is a landmark of contemporary Hispanic-American literature, at once ribald, surreal, and unmistakably authentic.

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ISBN:
9780679722137
Editor:
Acosta, Oscar Zeta
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Acosta, Oscar Zeta
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Lawyers & Judges
Subject:
West
Subject:
West (U.S.) Biography.
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19890731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
PICTURES
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.02x5.23x.58 in. .51 lbs.

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