Hunter S. Thompson

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Hunter Stockton Thompson
’n Beeld van die betrokke persoonlikheid.
Gebore (1937-07-18)18 Julie 1937
Louisville, Kentucky, Verenigde State
Oorlede 20 Februarie 2005 (op 67)
Nasionaliteit Verenigde State
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Hunter Stockton Thompson (Julie 18, 1937 – Februarie 20, 2005) was 'n Amerikaanse joernalis en skrywer, die stigter van gonzo joernalisme. Hy het eers bekend geword met die publiseering van Hell's Angels in 1967, 'n boek oor hoe hy 'n jaar spandeer het saam met die Hells Angels bende.

Hy bly mees bekend vir Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

Bibliografie[wysig | wysig bron]

  • Hell’s Angels (1967)
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1971)
  • Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 (1973)
  • The Curse of Lono (1984)
  • Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the 80s (1989)
  • Songs of the Doomed: More Notes on the Death of the American Dream (1990)
  • The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time (1991)
  • Better than Sex (1995)
  • Song of the Sausage Creature
  • The Rum Diary. A Novel (1999)
  • The Fear and Loathing Letters
    • The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman 1955–1967 (1998)
    • Fear And Loathing In America: The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist 1968–1976 (2001)
    • The Mutineer: Rants, Ravings, and Missives from the Mountaintop 1977–2005
  • Screwjack. A Short Story (2000)
  • Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century (2003)
  • Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness (2004)

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