Fear and Loathing in America : The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist

Fear and Loathing in America : The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist

Hunter S. Thompson


From the king of “Gonzo” journalism and bestselling writer who introduced you Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas comes one other staggering quantity of letters via Hunter S. Thompson.

Brazen, incisive, and outrageous as ever, this moment quantity of Thompson’s inner most correspondence is the hugely expected follow-up to The Proud Highway. whilst that first e-book of letters seemed in 1997, Time reported it "deliriously entertaining"; Rolling Stone known as it "brilliant past description"; and The manhattan Times celebrated its "wicked humor and bracing political conviction."

Spanning the years among 1968 and 1976, those never-before-published letters convey Thompson construction his legend: operating for sheriff in Aspen, Colorado; growing the seminal street booklet Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas; twisting political reporting to new heights for Rolling Stone; and making experience of all of it within the landmark Fear and Loathing at the crusade path '72. To learn Thompson's dispatches from those years—addressed to the author's associates, enemies, editors, and collectors, and such notables as Jimmy Carter, Tom Wolfe, and Kurt Vonnegut—is to learn a uncooked, innovative eyewitness account of 1 of the main interesting and pivotal eras in American heritage.

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