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The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time (Gonzo Papers, Vol. 1) by Hunter S. Thompson - First Edition - 1979 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000003137)

The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time (Gonzo Papers, Vol. 1)

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The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time (Gonzo Papers, Vol. 1)

by Hunter S. Thompson

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0671400460
ISBN 13
9780671400460
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New York: Summit Books / Rolling Stone Press, 1979. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Quarter-bound in black cloth with black paper sides. White title to spine and white gonzo fist to front board. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail lightly bumped. Light rubbing and edgewear to jacket, no tears or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped ($14.95). 602 pages.

Synopsis

The Great Shark Hunt is a book by Hunter S. Thompson. Originally published in 1979 as Gonzo Papers, Vol. 1: The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time, the book is a roughly 600-page collection of Thompson's essays from 1956 to the end of the 1970s, following the rise of the author's own gonzo journalism style as he moved from Air Force and sports beat-writing to straight-ahead political commentary. It is the first of four volumes in the Gonzo Papers series.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000003137
Title
The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time (Gonzo Papers, Vol. 1)
Author
Hunter S. Thompson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0671400460
ISBN 13
9780671400460
Publisher
Summit Books / Rolling Stone Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1979
Keywords
essays, government, politics, United States
Bookseller catalogs
Politics & Government;
Size
8vo

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Selling books from around the world. I am not a professional bookseller. Rather, I am finding new homes for the library I have collected over five decades.

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