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Esteemed author and journalism professor William McKeen chronicles the mesmerizing life of legendary Gonzo journalist and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas author Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson’s childhood is detailed, along with his explosive relationship with his editors at Playboy and Rolling Stone, his drug use, his controversial persona, and life at his secluded Colorado home.

©2008 William McKeen (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

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Very enlightening and well written

The narration and story work perfectly together. It is wonderful to listen to a book that was obviously well researched and full of truth. As a Dr. Thompson fan I can tell the author had an admiration for Hunter, he did him justice with this great book. And did I mention the perfect narration? At times I felt like I was there at Owl Farm, I could only dream of it.

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Good stuff

If you’re interested in Hunter S. Thompson this is a must read. I was so hooked once I started that I finished the whole thing in 2 days.