Kingdom of Fear Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century

ISBN-10: 0684873249
ISBN-13: 9780684873244
Edition: 2003
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List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 11/6/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Hunter S. Thompson was born on July 18, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky. At the age of sixteen he was inducted into the Athenaeum Literary Association and wrote for the Athenaeum Journal. During his two years in the US Air Force, Thompson wrote a sports column for The Common Courier. After he was discharged, he moved to New York to work as a copy boy at Time Magazine and later moved to San Juan to write for a Puerto Rican bowling magazine. He also reported to the National Observer from South America. Upon his return to the US, Thompson wrote Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga, which became a national bestseller and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, which was originally published in Rolling Stone magazine. Thompson wrote for Rolling Stone, Playboy, and Esquire. Both Bill Murray and Johnny Depp portrayed Hunter in feature film movies based on his books, Where the Buffalo Roam and The Rum Diary, respectively. Hunter S. Thompson committed suicide on February 20, 2005 at his home in Colorado.

Foreword
Memo from the Sports Desk
When the Going Gets Weird, the Weird Turn Pro
The Mailbox: Louisville, Summer of 1946
Would You Do It Again?
The Witness
There Is No Such Thing as Paranoia
Strange Lusts and Terrifying Memories
Rape in Cherokee Park
God Might Forgive You, but I Won't
The New Dumb
In the Belly of the Beast
Sally Loved Football Players
Paris Review #156
What Marijuana?
Lynching in Denver
The Felony Murder Law--Don't Let This Happen to You
Jesus Hated Bald Pussy
Politics Is the Art of Controlling Your Environment
Running for Sheriff: Aspen 1970
Sunday Night at the Fontainebleau
Memo from the Sheriff
Dealing with the D.A.--Before and After
Saturday Night in Aspen
Witness II
Seize the Night
The Night Manager
16 Alexander
Where Were You When the Fun Stopped?
September 11, 2001
Speedism
Rules for Driving Fast
Song of the Sausage Creature
The Lion and the Cadillac
Geerlings & the War Minister's Son
Yesterday's Weirdness Is Tomorrow's Reason Why
Letter to John Walsh
The Foreign Correspondent
May You Live in Interesting Times
Last Days of Saigon
One Hand Clapping
The Invasion of Grenada
Ambassador to Cuba
Witness III
Letter from Lawyer Goldstein
It Never Got Weird Enough for Me
Fear and Loathing in Elko
Heeere's Johnny!
Kiss, Kiss
The War on Fat
Welcome to the Fourth Reich
Amor Vincit Omnia
The White Helicopter
Hey Rube, I Love You
Fear and Loathing at the Taco Stand

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