Media Center: ‘Stories I Tell Myself’ by Juan Thompson
WHO: Hunter S. Thompson
WHAT: A memoir by his son Juan Thompson:
STORIES I TELL MYSELF
WHEN: Published by Knopf January 5, 2016
WHERE: The author lives in Denver.
WHY: “A tender but tough tale of growing up as the son of the fearsome, charismatic and unrestrained writer. At the peak of his career, Hunter was a terrifying and neglectful parent, wreaking all kinds of damage on his family, but as his talent waned he learned to be a dutiful father, and doting grandparent. All of this is observed acutely in painful and loving detail, in a book that will be seen as an essential piece of the Thompson history and also in its own right as a classic memoir of growing up weird.” —Jann Wenner
“A most difficult tale, beautifully and movingly told.
Narrated with such warmth and style it makes this more than just another book about Hunter, but a most passionate exposition of the always difficult relationships between father and sons. Bravo.” —Loren Jenkins
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