Hunter S. Thompson
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Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson's books include Fear and Loathing in America, Screwjack, Hell's Angels, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Proud Highway, Better Than Sex, The Rum Diary, and Kingdom of Fear. He was contributor to various national and international publications, including a weekly sports column for ESPN Online. Thompson died February 2005.

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    • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,705
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,706

    No book ever written has more perfectly captured the spirit of the 1960s counterculture....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gonzo Lives!

    • By Lawrence P. Allen on 01-03-06

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Hell's Angels

    • A Strange and Terrible Saga
    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,046
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 934
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 928

    First published in 1966, Hell’s Angels is Thompson’s up-close and personal look at the infamous motorcycle gang during the time when its moniker was most feared....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Visions of the Future of Motorcycle Gangs

    • By Joe Bloggs on 07-13-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone

    • The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson
    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 17 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 371
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324

    “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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Buy the ticket...this is a great compilation.

    • By Shaun on 11-21-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Great Shark Hunt

    • Strange Tales from a Strange Time
    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 29 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Originally published in 1979, the first volume of the best-selling "Gonzo Papers" is now back in print....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Like HST but...

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-26-13

    Regular price: $48.99

    • The Rum Diary

    • A Novel
    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 375
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 337

    Begun in 1959 by a 22-year-old Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary is a brilliant love story of jealousy, treachery, and violent alcoholic lust in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the late 1950s....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • i own this paperback..

    • By Peter on 03-26-13

    Regular price: $22.63

    • The Curse of Lono

    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    This enormously eccentric book takes listeners on a crazy journey with renowned gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "okay" HST

    • By ershe on 06-16-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Fear and Loathing

    • On the Campaign Trail '72
    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 17 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    Thompson’s follow-up to The Proud Highway, this second volume of private, never-before-published letters spans the years 1968 through 1976....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love the book, not the performance.

    • By Reno on 07-29-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Proud Highway

    • Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 (The Gonzo Letters, Book 1)
    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 27 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Here is the private and most intimate correspondence of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists - Hunter S.Thompson....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a really good way to get to know hunter

    • By GanjaPlanta on 11-14-14

    Regular price: $45.47

    • Kingdom of Fear

    • Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century
    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson penned groundbreaking works as outrageous—and provocative—as the author himself....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Only for the most hardcore fans of HST.

    • By Shaun on 11-28-12
    • Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century
    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 02-27-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 78 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Songs of the Doomed

    • More Notes on the Death of the American Dream
    • By: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Narrated by: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    In this third and most extraordinary volume of the Gonzo Papers, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson recalls high and hideous moments in his 30 years in the Passing Lane....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Poor Production Sinks Great Material

    • By William Bleuel on 05-09-12

    Regular price: $14.60

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