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Ancient Gonzo wisdom : interviews with Hunter S. Thompson

Author: Hunter S Thompson; Anita Thompson
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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Bristling with inspired observations and wild anecdotes, this first collection offers a unique insight into the voice and mind of the inimitable Hunter S. Thompson, as recorded in the pages of Playboy, The Paris Review, Esquire, and elsewhere. Fearless and unsparing, the interviews detail some of the most storied episodes of Thompson's life: a savage beating at the hands of the Hells Angels, talking football with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thompson, Hunter S.
Ancient Gonzo wisdom.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008048674
(OCoLC)191926205
Named Person: Hunter S Thompson; Hunter S Thompson; Hunter S Thompson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hunter S Thompson; Anita Thompson
ISBN: 9780786747986 0786747986 9781743296066 1743296061
OCLC Number: 449190907
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 412 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments, ix; Preface by Anita Thompson, xi; Introduction by Christopher Hitchens, xiii; ABC News --
February 20, 1967 1; Sunday (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) --
1967 5; WBZ 1030 AM Radio (Boston, Massachusetts) --
August 8, 1972 9; Playboy --
November 1974 31; Loose Licks (Australia) --
Spring 1976 57; New Times --
December 10, 1976 66; 90 Minutes Live (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) --
April 12, 1977 70; High Times --
September 1977 77; Lecture at the University of Colorado (Boulder) --
November 1, 1977 93; Commonwealth Times (Richmond, Virginia) --
November 28, 1978 110.
Responsibility: edited by Anita Thompson.

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A collection of outrageous and brilliant interviews with the author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, selected and edited by his widow, Anita Thompson.  Read more...

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National Public Radio "This amusing collection pulls from 30 years of conversations and reveals the gonzo journalist to be much more of a craftsman than he is often given credit for being. It would, Read more...

 
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