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The Resource Gonzo : the life of Hunter S. Thompson : an oral biography, by Jann S. Wenner & Corey Seymour ; introduction by Johnny Depp

Gonzo : the life of Hunter S. Thompson : an oral biography, by Jann S. Wenner & Corey Seymour ; introduction by Johnny Depp

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Gonzo : the life of Hunter S. Thompson : an oral biography
Title
Gonzo
Title remainder
the life of Hunter S. Thompson : an oral biography
Statement of responsibility
by Jann S. Wenner & Corey Seymour ; introduction by Johnny Depp
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Language
eng
Summary
Few American lives are stranger, more action-packed, or wilder than that of Hunter S. Thompson. Born a rebel in Louisville, Kentucky, Thompson spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--and his singular and provocative style challenged and revolutionized writing. Now, two of his colleagues have interviewed the Good Doctor's friends, family, acquaintances and colleagues, from Hell's Angels leader Sonny Barger to Ralph Steadman to Jack Nicholson to Jimmy Buffett to Pat Buchanan to Marilyn Manson and Thompson's two wives, son, and longtime personal assistant, and woven their memories into an oral biography. It's all here in its uncensored glory: the creative frenzies, the love affairs, the drugs and booze and guns and explosives and, ultimately, the tragic suicide. As Thompson was fond of saying, "Buy the ticket, take the ride."--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4874.T444
LC item number
W38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Gonzo : the life of Hunter S. Thompson : an oral biography, by Jann S. Wenner & Corey Seymour ; introduction by Johnny Depp
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Gonzo : the life of Hunter S. Thompson : an oral biography, by Jann S. Wenner & Corey Seymour ; introduction by Johnny Depp
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Includes index
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25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 467 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780316005272
Lccn
2007011693
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)105440329

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