Conversations With Hunter S. Thompson

Conversations With Hunter S. Thompson

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In 1971, the outlandish originator of gonzo journalism, Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005) commandeered the international literary limelight with his best-selling, comic masterpiece Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas . Following his 1966 debut Hell's Angels , Thompson displayed an uncanny flair for inserting himself into the epicenter of major sociopolitical events of our generation. His audacious, satirical, ranting screeds on American culture have been widely read and admired. Whether in books, essays, or collections of his correspondence, his raging and incisive voice and writing style are unmistakable.

Conversations with Hunter S. Thompson is the first compilation of selected personal interviews that traces the trajectory of his prolific and much-publicized career. These engaging exchanges reveal Thompson's determination, self-indulgence, energy, outrageous wit, ire, and passions as he discusses his life and work.



Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2008
ISBN: 9781934110775
1934110779
9781934110768
1934110760
Characteristics: xxii, 211 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Simonson, Kevin.
Torrey, Beef.

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