Juan Thompson, Hunter’s son, releases memoir of growing up with the Gonzo journalist

Juan Thompson, Hunter’s son, releases memoir of growing up with the Gonzo journalist
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By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Juan F. Thompson is proud of his brilliant and deeply flawed father, Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. He says so in his memoir, “Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson.”He was also wounded, and Juan says that, too. His book is not a whitewashed biography of Hunter. It’s more a story of fathers and sons. “I am proud of him and to be his son,” he writes near the memoir’s end. “This was a long time coming.”The book is an honest look at what it was like to be the only child in the tumultuous …

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