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Gonzo republic : Hunter S. Thompson's America

Author: William Stephenson
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gonzo Republic looks at Hunter S. Thompson's complex relationship with America. Thompson was a patriot but also a stubborn individualist. Stephenson examines the whole range of Thompson's work, from his earlyreporting from the South American client states of the USA in the 1960sto his twenty-first-century internet columns on sport, politics and 9/11. Stephenson argues that Thompson inhabited, but was to some  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stephenson, William, 1965-
Gonzo republic.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2012
(DLC) 2011021588
Named Person: Hunter S Thompson; Hunter S Thompson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Stephenson
ISBN: 9781441142290 1441142290 1283380307 9781283380300
OCLC Number: 778433228
Description: 1 online resource (190 pages)
Contents: Stepping into history: values, contexts, influences --
Riding with the Angels, tripping in the Haight: drugs, authorities, countercultures --
Gonzo fists, guinea worms and freaks: the political circus --
The elusive American dream; the edge, the lodge and the frontier; Gonzo sex and gender --
'Bash the buggers silly; bomb the insane': Thompson and the American empire --
Conclusion: 'The place of definitions'.
Responsibility: William Stephenson.

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Hunter S Thompson was a patriot but also a stubborn individualist. This work looks at Hunter S Thompson's complex relationship with America. It examines the whole range of Thompson's work, from his  Read more...

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