Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Hunter S Thompson was a revolutionary writer with strange ideas and fantasies. He was born on July 19 1937 in Louisville Kentucky. Starting at a young age he always had issues with the law. After being in and out of jail he joined the Air Force.
He went on to become an inspirational writer and wrote many books and articles.

Some of his works include:

Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson, An Oral Biography

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas: A Savage Journey To The Heart Of The American Dream

The Rum Diary: A Novel

Hell's Angels

Songs Of The Doomed: More Notes On The Death Of The American Dream

Kingdom Of Fear: Loathsome Secrets Of A Star-crossed Child In The Final Days Of The American Century

What made him an interesting writer were the concepts that he developed for writing and the style he used. He would literally put himself into the stories he was reporting on. Many times his editor would give him a story to report on and he would go off find and develop a better story where he involved him self.

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