JOHN WILCOCK: A Xmas Letter From Hunter S. Thompson
A holiday letter to John Wilcock from Hunter S. Thompson (written exactly fifty years ago this week!) - Describing Thompson's intentions to run for sheriff of Aspen and Joe Edwards' nearly successful run for Mayor.
Read John's previous encounter with Hunter here.
From John Wilcock, New York Years, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall.
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