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The Great Shark Hunt
Author: Hunter S. Thompson

ISBN: 9780330261173
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 634
Published: 11 November 1980
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 4.0
Description:
Here, in one chuky volume, is the best of Gonzo. From Private Thompson in trouble with the Air Force, to the devastating portrait of the ageing Muhammad Ali. Taking in the Kentucky Derby, Freak Power in the Rockies, Nixon in '68, McGovern in '72, Fear and Loathing at the Watergate, Jimmy Carter and the Great Leap of Faith - and much more.

An indispensable compendium of decadence, depravity and horse-sense.

About the Author

Hunter S. Thompson was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1937 and died in Colorado in 2005. A full-time writer and journalist, he contributed regularly to a wide variety of publications, but is probably best known for his work as National Affairs correspondent for Rolling Stone, in which Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 originally appeared. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas has been made into a major film, directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Johnny Depp.

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