From the Publisher
Here, for the first time, is the private and most intimate correspondence
of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists-Hunter S.
Thompson. In letters to a who's who of luminaries, from Norman Mailer to
Charles Kuralt, Tom Wolfe to Lyndon Johnson, William Styron to Joan Baez-not to
mention his mother, the NRA, and a chain of newspaper editors-Thompson vividly
catches the tenor of t...