Quotes by Hunter S. Thompson

About Hunter S. Thompson:

Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, to a middle-class family, Thompson had a turbulent youth after the death of his father left the family in poverty. He was unable to formally finish high school as he was incarcerated for 60 days after abetting a robbery. He subsequently joined the United States Air Force before moving into journalism. He traveled frequently, including stints in California, Puerto Rico, and Brazil, before settling in Aspen, Colorado, in the early 1960s.

Author Bio

  • NameHunter S. Thompson
  • DescriptionAmerican journalist and author
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  • BornJuly 18, 1939
  • DiedFebruary 20, 2005
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionJournalist; Novelist; Reporter; Essayist; Writer; Autobiographer
  • WorksHell's Angels: The Strange And Terrible Saga Of The Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs; The Rum Diary; Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas; Fear And Loathing On The Campaign Trail '72; The Curse Of Lono