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Hunter S. Thompson : an insider's view of deranged, depraved, drugged out brilliance

Author: Jay Cowan
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From military sportswriter to roving correspondent for the National Observer, from quasi Hell's Angel to counterculture author and gonzo journalist, Hunter S. Thompson led a life of legend. Hunter S. Thompson: The Glory Years tells the remarkable insider's story.-publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hunter S Thompson; Hunter S Thompson; Jay Cowan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Cowan
ISBN: 9781599213576 1599213575
OCLC Number: 244417986
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 252 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Beaten by angels --
The writer as rock star --
Life on the farm --
The king of fun --
The craft --
The process --
A man of letters and a life of notes --
Lawyers, guns, and money --
Road work --
My name's Thompson, I'm in show business --
The sporting life --
Friends and lovers --
Taking a bullet.
Responsibility: Jay Cowan.
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