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In the spring of 1970, artist Ralph Steadman went to America in search of work and found more than he bargained for. At the Kentucky Derby he met a former
associate of the Hell's Angels, one Hunter S. Thompson. Their working relationship resulted in the now-legendary Gonzo Journalism. "The Joke's Over "tells of a remarkable collaboration that documented the turbulent years of the civil rights movement, the Nixon years, Watergate, and the many bizarre and great events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century. When Thompson committed suicide in 2005, it was the end of a unique friendship filled with both betrayal and under-standing.
A rollicking, no-holds-barred memoir, "The Joke's Over" is the definitive inside story of the Gonzo years.
Title: Joke's Over : Bruised Memories: Gonzo, Hunter S. Thompson, and Me, The
Edition: Advance Reader's Edition
Publisher: N Y., Harcourt Inc.: 2006
ISBN Number: 0151012822
ISBN Number 13: 9780151012824
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good
Weight: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 111078
Description: Advance Reader's Edition (ARC). Very slightly scuffed covers, not crispy-sharp, but still sharp corners, no creasing to covers or spine, small dirt mark to upper page ends.