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An inquiry into the life and death of the master of gonzo. CANDID MEMOIRS AND APPRECIATIONS BY MANY OF HUNTER THOMPSON'S CLOSEST FRIENDS AND CO-CONSPIRATORS. 520 page hardcover.
Thompson's compatriots observe and comment on the legendary journalist's life and death.
Contains: transcripts of his rants and idiosyncratic phone messages, The Gonzo Master's Midnight Faxes, The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved, and a humongous introduction (a book in itself!) by Warren Hinckle III.
Contributors include: Roger Black, Susie Bright, Phil Bronstein, Jerry Brown, Bill Cardoso, John G. Clancy, R.L. Crabb, Robert Crumb, Johnny Depp, Emory Douglas, Dennis P. Eichhorn, Wayne Ewing, Christopher Felver, Timothy Ferris, Ben Fong-Torres, Deborah Fuller, Jeff Goodby, William R. Hearst III, William Kennedy, Paul Krassner, John R. McArthur, Terry McDonell, Matthew Naythons, Martin F. Nolan, Dan O'Neill, Stephen R. Proctor, Jonah Raskin, 'Dr. Hip' Schoenfeld, Jonathan Shaw, Winston Smith, Barbara S. Solomon, Ralph Steadman, Michael Stepanian, Dugald Stermer, Jack Thibeau, Juan Thompson, Garry Trudeau, John Walsh, Wavy Gravy, S. Clay Wilson, Barbara Wohl and Tom Wolfe.
This gargantuan Thompson tome is lavishly and quirkily illustrated.
"The 20th century's greatest comic writer in the English language." - Tom Wolfe
Product info: PREORDER (ETA: February/March 2023), published by Last Gasp Publications