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Gonzo : the life of Hunter S. Thompson : an oral biography

Author: Jann Wenner; Corey Seymour
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Few American lives are stranger, more action-packed, or wilder than that of Hunter S. Thompson. Born a rebel in Louisville, Kentucky, Thompson spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--and his singular and provocative style challenged and revolutionized writing. Now, two of his colleagues have interviewed the Good Doctor's friends, family,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wenner, Jann.
Gonzo.
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2007
(DLC) 2007011693
(OCoLC)105440329
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: Jann Wenner; Corey Seymour
ISBN: 9780316145824 0316145823 9780316026369 0316026360 9780316026345 0316026344
OCLC Number: 191024643
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 467 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Other Titles: Life of Hunter S. Thompson :
Responsibility: by Jann S. Wenner & Corey Seymour ; introduction by Johnny Depp.

Abstract:

Few American lives are stranger, more action-packed, or wilder than that of Hunter S. Thompson. Born a rebel in Louisville, Kentucky, Thompson spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--and his singular and provocative style challenged and revolutionized writing. Now, two of his colleagues have interviewed the Good Doctor's friends, family, acquaintances and colleagues, from Hell's Angels leader Sonny Barger to Ralph Steadman to Jack Nicholson to Jimmy Buffett to Pat Buchanan to Marilyn Manson and Thompson's two wives, son, and longtime personal assistant, and woven their memories into an oral biography. It's all here in its uncensored glory: the creative frenzies, the love affairs, the drugs and booze and guns and explosives and, ultimately, the tragic suicide. As Thompson was fond of saying, "Buy the ticket, take the ride."--Publisher description.

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