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Stories I tell myself : growing up with Hunter S. Thompson / Juan F. Thompson.

Thompson, Juan F., author. (Author).
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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch B THOMPSON, HUNTER S. THOMPSON (Text) 33946003086191 Biographies . End of Nonfiction section . 2nd Floor Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon B THOMPSON (Text) 34330513001538 Adult - Biography Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville B THO (Text) 78551000525195 Biography Available -
North Madison County Elwood Public Library B THOMPSON THO (Text) 30419101502256 New Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Thompson (Text) 31208911609164 non-fiction Available -
Seymour Main Library B THOMPSON, HUNTER S. (Text) 37500004332769 Biographies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307265357
  • ISBN: 0307265358
  • Physical Description: xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: My father as a young man -- Memories begin: ages 2 to 10 -- Awakening: ages 10 to 13 -- The breakup -- The in-between time: ages 13 to 18 -- Independence: ages 18 to 24 -- Getting straight: ages 24 to 30 -- Reconciliation: ages 30 to 41 -- The last day -- The funeral -- What changes, what remains the same.
Summary, etc.: "An intimate, close-up portrait of Hunter S. Thompson, fearless outlaw journalist, "avenging proxy for the American polity, " whose manic first-person articles and exposés so interwoven with the getting of the story, gave rise to gonzo journalism (gonzagas-"fooled you"; bizarre). A portrait of the man: writer, brother, husband, manic searching soul who grew up with the times he inhabited, and in part created; a portrait most of all of the father: the alcoholic, drug fueled, charismatic, irresponsible, idealistic, sensitive man, by the son who lived through it all and thrived to tell the dangerous, complex, loving tale"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Thompson, Hunter S.
Thompson, Hunter S. > Family.
Thompson, Juan F.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Literary.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Editors, Journalists, Publishers.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Personal Memoirs.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Biographies.

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