The autobiography of a Brown Buffalo

by Oscar Zeta Acosta | 15 November 2018
Category: Literary Biography
Most famously depicted as the 300-pound, pill-popping Samoan attorney in Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Oscar 'Zeta' Acosta's wild, moving first book, originally published in 1972, reveals a man of astonishing variety. A converted Baptist missionary in Panama, bar hopper, psychiatric patient, struggling writer, heartbroken lover, great imposter, connoisseur of excess, Chicano activist, Brown Buffalo - Acosta did it all, then disappeared like a puff of smoke off the coast of Mazatlan, Mexico in the spring of 1974.
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Most famously depicted as the 300-pound, pill-popping Samoan attorney in Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Oscar 'Zeta' Acosta's wild, moving first book, originally published in 1972, reveals a man of astonishing variety. A converted Baptist missionary in Panama, bar hopper, psychiatric patient, struggling writer, heartbroken lover, great imposter, connoisseur of excess, Chicano activist, Brown Buffalo - Acosta did it all, then disappeared like a puff of smoke off the coast of Mazatlan, Mexico in the spring of 1974.
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Most famously depicted as the 300-pound, pill-popping Samoan attorney in Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Oscar 'Zeta' Acosta's wild, moving first book, originally published in 1972, reveals a man of astonishing variety. A converted Baptist missionary in Panama, bar hopper, psychiatric patient, struggling writer, heartbroken lover, great imposter, connoisseur of excess, Chicano activist, Brown Buffalo - Acosta did it all, then disappeared like a puff of smoke off the coast of Mazatlan, Mexico in the spring of 1974.

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The autobiography of a Brown Buffalo

ISBN9781910691304

Format

Publisher (15 November. 2018)

No. of Pages0

Weight698

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 240 x 170 x 23