Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's by Hunter S. ThompsonGeneration of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's by Hunter S. Thompson

Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's

byHunter S. Thompson

Paperback | November 6, 2003

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From the bestselling author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the legendary Hunter S. Thompson’s second volume of the “Gonzo Papers” is back. Generation of Swine collects hundreds of columns from the infamous journalist’s 1980s tenure at the San Francisco Examiner.

Here, against a backdrop of late-night tattoo sessions and soldier-of-fortune trade shows, Dr. Thompson is at his apocalyptic best―covering emblematic events such as the 1987-88 presidential campaign, with Vice President George Bush, Sr., fighting for his life against Republican competitors like Alexander Haig, Pat Buchanan, and Pat Robertson; detailing the GOP''s obsession with drugs and drug abuse; while at the same time capturing momentous social phenomena as they occurred, like the rise of cable, satellite TV, and CNN―24 hours of mainline news. Showcasing his inimitable talent for social and political analysis, Generation of Swine is vintage Thompson―eerily prescient, incisive, and enduring.
Hunter S. Thompson''s books include Fear and Loathing in America, Screwjack, Hell''s Angels, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Proud Highway, Better Than Sex, The Rum Diary, and Kingdom of Fear. A contributor to various national and international publications, including a weekly sports column for espn.com, Thompson lives in a fortif...
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Title:Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80'sFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 0.9 inPublished:November 6, 2003Publisher:Simon & SchusterLanguage:English

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