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

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

Hunter S. Thompson


The Gonzo memoir from some of the most influential voices in American literature, Kingdom of Fear lines the process Hunter S. Thompson’s existence as a rebel—from a smart-mouthed Kentucky child flaunting all authority to a convention-defying journalist who got here to personify a wild fusion of truth, fiction, and mind-altering substances.

Brilliant, provocative, outrageous, and brazen, Hunter S. Thompson's notorious rule breaking—in his journalism, in his existence, and less than the law—changed the form of yank letters, and the face of yankee icons.

name it the evolution of an outlaw. listed here are the formative reports that contain Thompson’s mythical trajectory along the bizarre and the grotesque. no matter if detailing his exploits as a overseas correspondent in Rio, his task as evening supervisor of the infamous O’Farrell Theatre in San Francisco, his epic run for sheriff of Aspen at the Freak strength price ticket, or the sensational felony maneuvering that ended in his complete acquittal within the well-known ninety nine Days trial, Thompson is on the top of his narrative powers in country of worry. And this boisterous, blistering trip illuminates as by no means prior to the pro and ideological threat taking of a literary genius and transgressive icon.

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