The Great Shark Hunt by Hunter S. Thompson
The Great Shark Hunt by Hunter S. Thompson
The Great Shark Hunt by Hunter S. Thompson

The Great Shark Hunt : Strange Tales from a Strange Time by Hunter S. Thompson (Gonzo papers, Vol. 1)

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New York : Rolling Stone Book, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 602 pages. $14.95 dust jacket. Pages are unmarked and binding is firm.

"Well . . . yes, and here we go again," says Dr. Hunter S. Thompson in his Author's Note to The Great Shark Hunt.

Indeed we do, in this astonishing volume which begins with the report that got Pvt. Thompson in trouble when he was in the Air Force and ends with Dr. Thompson's portrait of an aging Muhammad Ali. Between these two points lies a remarkable journey through Hunter Thompson's life as a citizen of his own country, and an equally remarkable view of Hunter Thompson's changing voice from the traditional reporter of his National Observer days to the "Gonzo" journalist forSedition's and Rolling Stone.

All of Dr. Thompson's greatest work is here: the Kentucky Derby at which he introduced Ralph Steadman to American depravity; his pieces on the Super Bowl and on Jean-Claude Killy; "Freak Power in the Rockies," the account of his own run for sheriff of Aspen; his observations on some other politicians—Nixon in '68, McGovern in '72, Fear and Loathing at the Watergate, the Impeachment Hearings, Jimmy Carter and the Great Leap of Faith—and more, more— forty-six pieces in all, chosen by Dr. Thompson himself, most never before published in book form. Hunter Thompson is a legend in his own time. Read and discover why.

Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is the author of Hell's Angels, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail'72.

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