The Strange And Savage Life Of Hunter S. Thompson
Dutton, 1993. First Edition (stated). 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall. FIRST PRINTING (stated) of the First Edition. Near mint condition in original dust jacket. The fascinating biography of the late 'Gonzo journalist', famous for his iconoclastic work in covering stories on the Hell's Angels motorcycle gang - with whom he rode for a while before being savagely beaten up by them - prostitutes, pornographers, drug gangs, drunks, much more, filled with observations on him from his friends, lovers, colleagues, and others, revealing a highly unusual but equally highly accomplished life. Hardcover with dust jacket, illustrations, bibliography, 341 pages.