Hunter S. Thompson: An Insider's View Of Deranged, Depraved, Drugged Out Brilliance
|Rating||:||4.86 (568 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||256 Pages|
From military sportswriter to roving correspondent for the National Observer, from quasi Hell's Angel to counterculture author and gonzo journalist, Hunter S. Hunter S. Thompson led a life of legend. Thompson: An Insider's View of Deranged, Depraved, Drugged Out Brilliance tells the remarkable insider's story.
An Insider's look GonzoFan Anyone who has wondered, as most Hunter Thompson fans have, "what it would be like."Be careful what you wish for. This is a great look behind the curtain, warts and all, from a writer who posesses considerable skills of his own and knows where the bo. Interesting, insider Margaret A. Harrell I like this a lot.Interesting, coherent, one-person view from the inside. He lets us know his perspective as well. Margaret A. Harrell, Hell's Angels copyeditor. "A view from inside the Gonzo Headquarters" according to Rory Feehan. I have to admit that when I first heard about this book I was a little apprehensive. The amount of ink spilled over the years on Hunter is extensive. Some of the better titles I have enjoyed immensely and I return to them regularly. I cannot say the
Thompson was like off-stage. This book brims with madness and affection, not to mention fear and loathing. He also shows how this much-misunderstood man was underestimated as a craftsman. “This is by far the most thought-provoking and honest look at the late outlaw journalist…HUNTER S. With insight and grace, he shows us what Hunter S. THOMPSON is the most cohesive and comprehensive text yet to be written and is well worth the hours.”—Steve Rosen, CurledUp "Imagine Hunter Thompson as your landlord as your next door neighbor. Jay Cowan spent several years living just a few yards away from Hunter and lived to tell this tale. All gonzo fans will treasure this monumentally entertaining story."