Now, for the first time, his photographs and archives have been collected into a visual biography worthy of his literary legacy. With a heartfelt introduction by close friend Johnny Depp, Gonzo captures a man whose life was as legendary as his writing. GONZO presents a rare look into the life of Thompson, whose groundbreaking style of "gonzo" journalism made him one of the greatest writers of his generation. Accompanied by writing and memorabilia, this visual history gives insight into the literary icon' s life. GONZO chronicles Thompson' s numerous adventures, including his early days as a foreign correspondent in Puerto Rico, living in Big Sur in the sixties, time on the road with the Hell' s Angels, running for Sheriff of Pitkin County in 1970, and many personal moments with friends and family throughout the years. This popular edition version is an affordable and ultimate tribute to the Good Doctor, and a must-have for both long term die hard Thompson fans, and new ones alike. This impressive title features hundreds of personal photographs-many taken by Thompson himself and never before published.
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