Gonzo: The Life Of Hunter S. Thompson
Little, Brown Book Group, Sep 4, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 496 pages
Few American lives are stranger or wilder than that of Hunter S. Thompson. Born a rebel in Kentucky, Thompson spent a lifetime channelling his energy into such landmark works as FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS - and his provocative style revolutionised writing.
Now, for the first time ever, Jann Wenner and Corey Seymour have interviewed Thompson's friends, family and colleagues and woven their memories into a brilliant oral biography. From Hell's Angels leader Sonny Barger, to Ralph Steadman, to Jack Nicholson, more than 100 members of Thompson's inner circle bring into vivid focus the life of a man who was more complicated and talented than any previous portrait has shown. It's all here: the creative frenzies, the love affairs, the drugs, booze and guns, and, ultimately, the tragic suicide. As Thompson was fond of saying, "Buy the ticket, take the ride."
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Gonzo: the life of Hunter S. Thompson: an oral biographyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The difference between The Gonzo Way: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson, Anita Thompson's 112-page sketch of her late gonzo journalist husband, and this 512-page biography by Wenner (founder, Rolling ... Read full review
Review: Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. ThompsonUser Review - Marian - Goodreads
the man was fantastic, and that's just the truth. Read full review