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Hunter S. Thompson

Ancient Gonzo Wisdom

€13,95

Bristling with inspired observations and wild anecdotes, this collection offers unique insight into the voice and mind of the inimitable Hunter S. Thompson, as recorded over the decades in the pages of "Playboy", the "Paris Review", "Esquire", in various lectures, and in television appearances, many in print for the first time. Fearless and unsparing, the interviews detail some of the most storied episodes of Thompson's life: his savage beating at the hands of the Hell's Angels, his talking football with Nixon on the 1972 Campaign Trail ('the only time in twenty years of listening to the treacherous bastard that I knew he wasn't lying'); his razor-sharp insight into the Bush-Cheney administration, his unlikely run for Sheriff of Aspen, and his successful public battle, during the last years of his life, to free an innocent woman from prison.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2010
Publisher: Picador
Pages: 412
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780330510721
ISBN 10: 033051072X

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Ancient Gonzo Wisdom

€13,95