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When the Going Gets Weird: The Twisted Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson A Very Unauthorized Biography

Whitmer, Peter O.

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ISBN 10: 1562828568 / ISBN 13: 9781562828561
Published by Hyperion Books, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1993
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: When the Going Gets Weird: The Twisted Life ...

Publisher: Hyperion Books, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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A look at the life and lunacy of the well-known journalist traces the people and events that shaped Thompson's life, describing his troubled Kentucky childhood, his life in New York City in the 1950s, his encounters with Kesey and others, and his writing.

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Peter Owen Whitmer is a writer, clinical psychologist, and author of The Inner Elvis,a psychological biography of Elvis Aaron Presley; Aquarius Revisited, seven who created the sixties counterculture that changed America; The Unnatural, in The Best American Sports Writing: 1991, and numerous newspaper and magazine articles.

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