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The joke's over : bruised memories--Gonzo, Hunter Thompson and me

Author: Ralph Steadman
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 2006.
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In the spring of 1970, British artist Ralph Steadman went to America in search of work and found more than he bargained for. At the Kentucky Derby he met a former associate of the Hell's Angels, one Hunter S. Thompson. Their working relationship resulted in the now-legendary Gonzo Journalism. This book tells the inside story of a remarkable collaboration that documented the turbulent years of the civil rights  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steadman, Ralph.
Joke's over.
London : Heinemann, 2006
(OCoLC)607771855
Online version:
Steadman, Ralph.
Joke's over.
London : Heinemann, 2006
(OCoLC)607839134
Named Person: Ralph Steadman; Hunter S Thompson; Ralph Steadman; Hunter S Thompson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Steadman
ISBN: 9780434016068 0434016063
OCLC Number: 70173319
Description: xviii, 396 p. , [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: by Ralph Steadman.

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Tells the story of a remarkable collaboration that documented the turbulent years of the Civil Rights movement, Nixon and Watergate, and the decay of the American Dream. This book presents a story of  Read more...

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""The Joke's Over" is a must read for both longtime fans of Thompson, and the curious." <br>

 
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