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The Ralph Steadman Book of Cats

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Publisher Comments:

From Chile to California, South Africa to Alsace, Ralph Steadman has seen the best of the world's wine-producing regions. On a search for the unique and original, he meets Aurelio Montes, the Chilean winemaker who planted syrah vines on a rocky, south-facing hill in order to "steal the wild complexity of the mountain's soul." In Spain, he learns of the white chalky soil called albariza that produces the sherry of the Jerez region. In California, the author describes crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, driving up into Marin County, and meeting enthusiastic winemakers whose vineyards sit precariously on the San Andreas fault. As the journey continues on through Burgundy, Champagne, and Sicily, Steadman brings the landscape and its people to life with pictures and prose.

Synopsis:

In this charming, funny, and outlandish book, cult-favorite aritst Ralph Steadman turns his unflinching eyeand#8212;and his ruthless penand#8212;to cats of all varieties.

Synopsis:

A three-decade retrospective of Ralph Steadmans caustic, witty, outrageous art, including illustrations from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and the other legendary collaborations with Hunter S. Thompson that spawned "gonzo journalism." Illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white, with an introduction by Hunter S. Thompson.

Synopsis:

In the spring of 1970, artist Ralph Steadman went to America in search of work and found more than he bargained for when he met Hunter S. Thompson at the Kentucky Derby. Their remarkable collaboration resulted in the now-legendary Gonzo Journalism, which would document the civil rights movement, the Nixon administration, Watergate, and the many bizarre and great events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century. When Thompson committed suicide in 2005, it was the end of a unique friendship filled with both betrayal and understanding. A rollicking, no-holds-barred memoir, The Jokeand#8217;s Over is the definitive inside story of the Gonzo years.

About the Author

RALPH STEADMAN has illustrated many books, including Hunter S. Thompsonand#8217;s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and the fiftieth-anniversary edition of George Orwelland#8217;s Animal Farm. He is the author of The Grapes of Ralph (for which he won a Glenfiddich Food and Drink Award), Still Life with Bottle, The Book of Jones, and Gonzo: The Art.

Table of Contents

contents

and#160;

LIST OF PLATES

x

and#160;

acknowledgements

xv

and#160;

foreword

xvii

and#160;

introduction

1

and#160;

The Seventies

5

and#160;

the Kentucky Derby. May 1970

6

and#160;

the Americaand#8217;s Cup. September 1970

35

and#160;

Fear and Loathing. Summer 1971

66

and#160;

Hunter Goes to Washington. 1970and#150;72

78

and#160;

Watergate Follies. July 1973

92

and#160;

Rumble in the Jungle: Ali v Foreman. 30 October 1974

115

and#160;

Fear and Loathing on the Road to Hollywood. 1977

137

and#160;

The Filming of Where the Buffalo Roam. 1979

167

and#160;

The Eighties

183

and#160;

and#145;The eighties, Ralph, are about paying your rent.and#8217; 1980

184

and#160;

Hawaii. 1980

195

and#160;

The Elusive Bloater. 1981

206

and#160;

Taxi to the Suburbs. 1981

237

and#160;

the fish have gone south. 1981and#150;6

245

and#160;

The Year of Wine. 1987

271

and#160;

The Nineties

275

and#160;

and#160;

and#160;

own goals. 1990and#150;94

276

and#160;

William Burroughs and#150; An Encounter. 1995

325

and#160;

Rifle. March 1996

338

and#160;

Visit to Virginia, Hunterand#8217;s Mother. Louisville, 1997

344

and#160;

The End

349

and#160;

The Red Shark. 2000

350

and#160;

Reading Lono Out Loud. 2000

359

and#160;

The Last Trip to Woody Creek. 2004

366

and#160;

Memo to the Sports Desk. 2006

383

and#160;

index

388

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547594002
Subtitle:
Bruised Memories: Gonzo, Hunter S. Thompson, and Me
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Steadman, Ralph
Subject:
Dogs - General
Subject:
Cats - General
Subject:
PETS / Dogs / General
Subject:
Art - Artists
Subject:
Wine & Spirits
Subject:
Individual Artist
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20071001
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 4-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.5 x 8.5 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

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Product details 416 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - English 9780547594002 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
In this charming, funny, and outlandish book, cult-favorite aritst Ralph Steadman turns his unflinching eyeand#8212;and his ruthless penand#8212;to cats of all varieties.
"Synopsis" by ,
A three-decade retrospective of Ralph Steadmans caustic, witty, outrageous art, including illustrations from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and the other legendary collaborations with Hunter S. Thompson that spawned "gonzo journalism." Illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white, with an introduction by Hunter S. Thompson.

"Synopsis" by ,
In the spring of 1970, artist Ralph Steadman went to America in search of work and found more than he bargained for when he met Hunter S. Thompson at the Kentucky Derby. Their remarkable collaboration resulted in the now-legendary Gonzo Journalism, which would document the civil rights movement, the Nixon administration, Watergate, and the many bizarre and great events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century. When Thompson committed suicide in 2005, it was the end of a unique friendship filled with both betrayal and understanding. A rollicking, no-holds-barred memoir, The Jokeand#8217;s Over is the definitive inside story of the Gonzo years.
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