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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2010-09-29
ISBN : 030774406X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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50th Anniversary Edition • With an introduction by Caity Weaver, acclaimed New York Times journalist This cult classic of gonzo journalism is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken. Also a major motion picture directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Harper Perennial Modern Classics

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas  Harper Perennial Modern Classics  Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release : 2014-10-16
ISBN : 0007596715
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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‘We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like, “I feel a bit lightheaded; maybe you should drive ...”’

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0007204493
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hunter S Thompson's ether-fuelled, savage journey to the heart of the American Dream.

Fear and Loathing in America

Fear and Loathing in America Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-09-27
ISBN : 1439126364
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the king of “Gonzo” journalism and bestselling author who brought you Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas comes another astonishing volume of letters by Hunter S. Thompson. Brazen, incisive, and outrageous as ever, this second volume of Thompson’s private correspondence is 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.

Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone

Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson,Jann Wenner
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2012-10-16
ISBN : 1439165963
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An anthology of top-selected Rolling Stone articles offers insight into both the late Thompson's early career and the magazine's fledgling years, in a volume that includes the stories of his infamous Freak Party sheriff campaign and his observations about the Bush-versus-Kerry presidential rivalry. By the best-selling author of The Rum Diary. 100,000 first printing.

The Rum Diary

The Rum Diary Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2011-10-17
ISBN : 1408814676
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The sultry classic of a journalist's sordid life in Puerto Rico, now a major motion picture starring Johnny Depp

Generation of Swine

Generation of Swine Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-09-06
ISBN : 1439126895
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the bestselling author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the legendary Hunter S. Thompson’s second volume of the “Gonzo Papers” is back. Generation of Swine collects hundreds of columns from the infamous journalist’s 1980s tenure at the San Francisco Examiner. Here, against a backdrop of late-night tattoo sessions and soldier-of-fortune trade shows, Dr. Thompson is at his apocalyptic best—covering emblematic events such as the 1987-88 presidential campaign, with Vice President George Bush, Sr., fighting for his life against Republican competitors like Alexander Haig, Pat Buchanan, and Pat Robertson; detailing the GOP's obsession with drugs and drug abuse; while at the same time capturing momentous social phenomena as they occurred, like the rise of cable, satellite TV, and CNN—24 hours of mainline news. Showcasing his inimitable talent for social and political analysis, Generation of Swine is vintage Thompson—eerily prescient, incisive, and enduring.

An American Dream

An American Dream Book
Author : Norman Mailer
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2018-11-01
ISBN : 0241340527
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As Stephen Rojack, a decorated war hero and former congressman who murders his wife in a fashionable New York City high-rise, runs amok through the city in which he was once a privileged citizen, Mailer peels away the layers of our social norms to reveal a world of pure appetite and relentless cruelty. One part Nietzsche, one part de Sade, and one part Charlie Parker, An American Dream grabs the reader by the throat and refuses to let go.

Los Angeles Without a Map

Los Angeles Without a Map Book
Author : Richard Rayner
Publisher : Odyssey Editions
Release : 2013-10-25
ISBN : 1623730171
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Barbara, a Playboy bunny, is delectable. Richard loves her. He abandons his life in London, a steady girlfriend, and a job, and flies to Los Angeles in search of Barbara and the romanticized America he's seen only in the movies. Richard obsessively pursues Barbara through a series of misadventures that take him from photography sessions in the desert to encounters with men in gorilla suits and "surf Nazis." Eventually he succeeds in wooing her, and they marry, bathed in the neon lights of Las Vegas. But their happiness unravels, and Barbara skips out. Richard determines to win her back; then he, too, takes flight, as the happy ending he had envisioned for their lives fades to black in the film capital of the world. Brilliantly candid and comedic, Richard Rayner's ironic first book is a cult favorite—later filmed starring David Tennant, Julie Delpy and Johnny Depp—and a dazzling travelogue of love, loss, and all destinations in between.

Fear and Loathing

Fear and Loathing Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
Release : 2006-10-20
ISBN : 9780446698221
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The "gonzo" political journalist presents his frankly subjective observations on the personalities and political machinations of the 1972 presidential campaign, in a new edition of the classic account of the dark side of American politics. Reprint.

The Great Shark Hunt

The Great Shark Hunt Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-09-06
ISBN : 1451669259
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first volume in Hunter S. Thompson’s bestselling Gonzo Papers offers brilliant commentary and outrageous humor, in his signature style. Originally published in 1979, the first volume of the bestselling “Gonzo Papers” is now back in print. The Great Shark Hunt is Dr. Hunter S. Thompson’s largest and, arguably, most important work, covering Nixon to napalm, Las Vegas to Watergate, Carter to cocaine. These essays offer brilliant commentary and outrageous humor, in signature Thompson style. Ranging in date from the National Observer days to the era of Rolling Stone, The Great Shark Hunt offers myriad, highly charged entries, including the first Hunter S. Thompson piece to be dubbed “gonzo”—“The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved,” which appeared in Scanlan's Monthly in 1970. From this essay a new journalistic movement sprang which would change the shape of American letters. Thompson's razor-sharp insight and crystal clarity capture the crazy, hypocritical, degenerate, and redeeming aspects of the explosive and colorful ‘60s and ‘70s.

Proud Highway

Proud Highway Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2012-08-01
ISBN : 0307826627
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Here, for the first time, is the private and most intimate correspondence of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists--Hunter S. Thompson. In letters to a Who's Who of luminaries from Norman Mailer to Charles Kuralt, Tom Wolfe to Lyndon Johnson, William Styron to Joan Baez--not to mention his mother, the NRA, and a chain of newspaper editors--Thompson vividly catches the tenor of the times in 1960s America and channels it all through his own razor-sharp perspective. Passionate in their admiration, merciless in their scorn, and never anything less than fascinating, the dispatches of The Proud Highway offer an unprecedented and penetrating gaze into the evolution of the most outrageous raconteur/provocateur ever to assault a typewriter.

Gonzo

Gonzo Book
Author : Corey Seymour,Jann S. Wenner
Publisher : Little, Brown
Release : 2007-10-31
ISBN : 9780316026383
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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, for the first time ever, Jann Wenner and Corey Seymour have interviewed the Good Doctor's friends, family, acquaintances and colleagues and woven their memories into a brilliant oral biography. 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, more than 100 members of Thompson's inner circle bring into vivid focus the life of a man who was even more complicated, tormented, and talented than any previous portrait has shown. 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."

Better Than Sex

Better Than Sex Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2012-08-15
ISBN : 0307826635
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Hunter S. Thompson is to drug-addled, stream-of-consciousness, psycho-political black humor what Forrest Gump is to idiot savants." --The Philadelphia Inquirer Since his 1972 trailblazing opus, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, Hunter S. Thompson has reported the election story in his truly inimitable, just-short-of-libel style. In Better than Sex, Thompson hits the dusty trail again--without leaving home--yet manages to deliver a mind-bending view of the 1992 presidential campaign--in all of its horror, sacrifice, lust, and dubious glory. Complete with faxes sent to and received by candidate Clinton's top aides, and 100 percent pure gonzo screeds on Richard Nixon, George Bush, and Oliver North, here is the most true-blue campaign tell-all ever penned by man or beast. "[Thompson] delivers yet another of his trademark cocktail mixes of unbelievable tales and dark observations about the sausage grind that is the U.S. presidential sweepstakes. Packed with egocentric anecdotes, musings and reprints of memos, faxes and scrawled handwritten notes (Memorable." --Los Angeles Daily News "What endears Hunter Thompson to anyone who reads him is that he will say what others are afraid to (.[He] is a master at the unlikely but invariably telling line that sums up a political figure (.In a year when all politics is--to much of the public--a tendentious and pompous bore, it is time to read Hunter Thompson." --Richmond Times-Dispatch "While Tom Wolfe mastered the technique of being a fly on the wall, Thompson mastered the art of being a fly in the ointment. He made himself a part of every story, made no apologies for it and thus produced far more honest reporting than any crusading member of the Fourth Estate (. Thompson isn't afraid to take the hard medicine, nor is he bashful about dishing it out (.He is still king of beasts, and his apocalyptic prophecies seldom miss their target." --Tulsa World "This is a very, very funny book. No one can ever match Thompson in the vitriol department, and virtually nobody escapes his wrath." --The Flint Journal

Songs of the Doomed

Songs of the Doomed Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-09-06
ISBN : 1451669267
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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First published in 1990, Songs of the Doomed is back in print -- by popular demand! In this third and most extraordinary volume of the Gonzo Papers, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson recalls high and hideous moments in his thirty years in the Passing Lane -- and no one is safe from his hilarious, remarkably astute social commentary. With Thompson's trademark insight and passion about the state of American politics and culture, Songs of the Doomed charts the long, strange trip from Kennedy to Quayle in Thompson's freewheeling, inimitable style. Spanning four decades -- 1950 to 1990 -- Thompson is at the top of his form while fleeing New York for Puerto Rico, riding with the Hell's Angels, investigating Las Vegas sleaze, grappling with the "Dukakis problem," and finally, detailing his infamous lifestyle bust, trial documents, and Fourth Amendment battle with the Law. These tales -- often sleazy, brutal, and crude -- are only the tip of what Jack Nicholson called "the most baffling human iceberg of our time." Songs of the Doomed is vintage Thompson -- a brilliant, brazen, bawdy compilation of the greatest sound bites of Gonzo journalism from the past thirty years.

The Curse of Lono

The Curse of Lono Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson,Ralph Steadman
Publisher : Taschen America Llc
Release : 2014-05-01
ISBN : 9783836548960
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A wild ride to the dark side of Americana. Hunter S. Thompson's and Ralph Steadman's most eccentric book The Curse of Lono is to Hawaii what Fear and Loathing was to Las Vegas: the crazy tales of a journalist's “coverage” of a news event that ends up being a wild ride to the dark side of Americana. Originally published in 1983, The Curse of Lono features all of the zany, hallucinogenic wordplay and feral artwork for which the Hunter S. Thompson/Ralph Steadmanduo became known and loved. This curious book, considered an oddity among Hunter's œuvre, was long out of print, prompting collectors to search high and low for an original copy. TASCHEN's signed, limited edition sold out before the book even hit the stores—this unlimited version, in a different, smaller format, makes The Curse of Lono accessible to everyone.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories Book
Author : Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher : Modern Library
Release : 1998-05-05
ISBN : 0679602984
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The 50th-anniversary edition of the classic, savagely comic account of a trip to Las Vegas that came to represent what happened to America in the 1960s—and a founding document of “gonzo journalism”—featuring the original artwork by Ralph Steadman and a new introduction by Caity Weaver First published in Rolling Stone magazine in 1971, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is told through Hunter S. Thompson’s story of an assignment he undertook with his attorney to visit Las Vegas and “check it out.” The book stands as the final word on the highs and lows of that decade, one of the defining works of our time, and a stylistic and journalistic tour de force. As Christopher Lehmann-Haupt wrote in The New York Times, it has “a kind of mad, corrosive prose poetry that picks up where Norman Mailer’s An American Dream left off and explores what Tom Wolfe left out.” This 50th-anniversary Modern Library edition features Ralph Steadman’s original drawings, a new introduction by New York Times writer Caity Weaver, and three companion pieces selected by Thompson: “Jacket Copy for Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” “Strange Rumblings in Aztlan,” and “The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved.”

Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys with a life and notes by Richard lord Braybrooke deciphered with additional notes by M Bright

Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys  with a life and notes by Richard lord Braybrooke  deciphered  with additional notes  by M  Bright Book
Author : Samuel [collections] Pepys
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1875
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys with a life and notes by Richard lord Braybrooke deciphered with additional notes by M Bright book written by Samuel [collections] Pepys, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo

Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo Book
Author : Oscar Zeta Acosta
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2013-02-06
ISBN : 0307831671
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan appetite for food, drugs, and life on the edge. Written with uninhibited candor and manic energy, this book is Acosta's own account of coming of age as a Chicano in the psychedelic sixties, of taking on impossible cases while breaking all tile rules of courtroom conduct, and of scrambling headlong in search of a personal and cultural identity. It is a landmark of contemporary Hispanic-American literature, at once ribald, surreal, and unmistakably authentic.