Hailed all over the place as an excellent biography, GONZO is a startling portrait of Hunter S. Thompson, the genius who spent an entire life channeling his power and perception into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--and revolutionized the artwork of writing. of their personal phrases, an enormous array of stars--Sonny Barger, Jack Nicholson, Ralph Steadman, Jimmy Buffett, Anjelica Huston, Marilyn Manson, Jimmy Carter, and plenty of more--bring into vibrant concentration Thompson's inventive frenzies, amorous affairs, drug use, and, eventually, his tragic suicide. As Thompson was once keen on announcing, "Buy the price ticket, take the ride."
"Gonzo...is no hagiography, and it's in its unflinching examine this singular personality in American letters as fearless-if no more so-as whatever Thompson ever dared write....The such a lot complete photograph of Thompson to this point, and...likely the simplest we will ever get." --Patrick seashore, Austin American-Statesman
"A fond and exhilarating glance again on the wild guy of yank journalism, prepare by means of a few men who have been beautiful just about him." --