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Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson
By Jann S. Wenner (editor), Hunter S. Thompson and Paul Scanlon (introduced by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date October 16, 2012
Pages 572
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781439165966
ISBN-10 1439165963
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: From the bestselling author of The Rum Diary and king of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S. Thompson, comes the definitive collection of the journalist’s finest work from Rolling Stone. Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone showcases the roller-coaster of a career at the magazine that was his literary home.

“Buy the ticket, take the ride,” was a favorite slogan of Hunter S. Thompson, and it pretty much defined both his work and his life. Jann S. Wenner, the outlaw journalist’s friend and editor for nearly thirty-five years, has assembled articles—and a wealth of never- before-seen correspondence and internal memos from Hunter’s storied tenure at Rolling Stone—that begin with Thompson’s infamous run for sheriff of Aspen on the Freak Party ticket in 1970 and end with his final piece on the Bush-Kerry showdown of 2004. In between is Thompson’s remarkable coverage of the 1972 presidential campaign and plenty of attention paid to Richard Nixon; encounters with Muhammad Ali, Bill Clinton, and the Super Bowl; and a lengthy excerpt from his acknowledged masterpiece, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The definitive volume of Hunter S. Thompson’s work published in the magazine, Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone traces the evolution of a personal and professional relationship that helped redefine modern American journalism, presenting Thompson through a new prism as he pursued his lifelong obsession: The life and death of the American Dream.

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Hardcover
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from Simon & Schuster (October 25, 2011)
9781439165959 | details & prices | 569 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $32.50
About: The definitive collection of the king of gonzo journalism’s finest work for ROLLING STONE “Buy the ticket, take the ride,” was a favorite slogan of Hunter S.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Simon & Schuster (October 16, 2012)
9781439165966 | details & prices | 572 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $18.00
About: From the bestselling author of The Rum Diary and king of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S.

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