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Hey Rube

(2004)
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SPORTS, POLITICS, AND SEX COLLIDE IN HUNTER S. THOMPSON'S WILDLY POPULAR ESPN.COM COLUMNS, PROVING THAT THE GOOD DOCTOR IS IN -- AND AS INSIGHTFUL AND INCENDIARY AS EVER.

For decades, Hunter S. Thompson has galvanized American journalism with his acerbic wit, radical ideas, and gonzo tactics. He continues his reign as "The Unabomber of contemporary letters" (Time) with Hey Rube. Fear, greed, and action abound in this hilarious, thought-provoking compilation as Thompson doles out searing indictments and uproarious rants while providing brilliant commentary on politics, sex, and sports -- at times all in the same column.

Filled with critics' favorites, as well as never before published columns, Hey Rube follows Thompson through the beginning of the new century, revealing his queasiness over the 2000 election ("rigged and fixed from the start"); his take on professional sports (to improve Major League Baseball "eliminate the pitcher"); and his myriad controversial opinions and brutally honest observations on issues plaguing America -- including the Bush administration and the inequities within the American judicial system.

Hey Rube gives us a look at the gonzo journalist in his most organic form -- unbridled, astute, and irreverent.


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Hardback Editions

August 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness--Modern History from the Sports Desk
Author(s): Hunter S Thompson
ISBN: 0-684-87319-2 / 978-0-684-87319-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

August 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Hey Rube
Author(s): Hunter S Thompson
ISBN: 1-4472-4827-9 / 978-1-4472-4827-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon UK   


May 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness
Author(s): Hunter S Thompson
ISBN: 0-330-51074-6 / 978-0-330-51074-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness Modern History from the Sports Desk
Author(s): Hunter S Thompson
ISBN: 0-684-87320-6 / 978-0-684-87320-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness: Modern History from the Sports Desk
Author(s): Hunter S Thompson
ISBN: 0-7394-5168-5 / 978-0-7394-5168-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon   


Audio Editions

June 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness
Author(s): Hunter S Thompson
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


June 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness
Author(s): Hunter S Thompson
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward S
Author(s): Hunter S Thompson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA