Fear And Loathing In America: The Brutal Odyssey Of An Outlaw Journalist

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The Gonzo Letters, Volume II, 1968 - 1976.

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Brazen, incisive, and outrageous as ever, Hunter S. Thompson is back with another astonishing volume of his private correspondence, the highly anticipated follow-up to The Proud Highway. When that first book of letters appeared in 1997, Time pronounced it 'deliriously entertaining'; Rolling Stone called it 'brilliant beyond description'; and The New York Times celebrated its 'wicked humor and bracing political conviction.' Spanning the years between 1968 and 1976, these never-before-published letters show Thompson building his legend: running for sheriff in Aspen, Colorado; creating the seminal road book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas; twisting political reporting to new heights for Rolling Stone; and making sense of it all in the landmark Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72. To read Thompson's dispatches from these years -- addressed to the author's friends, enemies, editors, and creditors, and such notables as Jimmy Carter, Tom Wolfe, and Kurt Vonnegut -- is to read a raw, revolutionary eyewitness account of one of the most exciting and pivotal eras in American history.

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Author Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Page Count 756pp
Publication Size 5.5 x 8.5
Publication Notes Softcover
Publication Date 2000
ISBN 978-0684874169

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