Winner of the 2015 Maine Literary Award for Nonfiction
"Not only does Mr. Kevin fill us in on the careening journey that helped define Thompson as a journalist, but he also delivers an engrossing and opinionated travel guide to modern Latin America." – The New York Times
"A travel story that doubles as a hell of a ride through modern-day South American culture." – Esquire
"Kevin is a helluva good writer and, if the Gonzo King were alive, he would give The Footloose American a thumbs-up." – Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Rice University and literary executor of Hunter Thompson's estate.