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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

by Hunter S Thompson

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

Taiwan: Pirated Edition, 1967. hardcover. Very Good-. 1967 blue cloth hardcover with silver lettering on spine, a pirated edition from Taiwan, no dust jacket, cover and fore-edge lightly soiled, 278 pages

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On Jan 13 2017, a reader said:
I made a trip to Manhattan to purchase this book at a used book store on Broadway and 13th Street. I had searched high and low to find it. I was not disappointed. Though I purchased the book for about $7 or $8 it is now worth over $700, but I will never part with it. It is an inside look at what it is like to ride with the Hells Angels back in the 60s. That has always been my dream, both asleep and awake. The part I remembered most about the book was Hunter Thompson telling one of the Angels that only a coward would hit his wife. This triggered an attack upon Thompson, which ultimately ended his saga with the group. I remember that the book itself took me about 2 or 3 days to read. Once you pick it up, you cannot put it down. Of all the books I have ever read, it is up there with Dale Carnegie's "How To Stop Worrying and Start Living" and "Alive" the story of the Andes' plane crash survivors.

Details

Bookseller
Stone Soup Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
20807
Title
Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Author
Hunter S Thompson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Pirated Edition
Place of Publication
Taiwan
Date published
1967

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About Stone Soup Books

Established in 1982, Stone Soup Books is a small secondhand bookstore owned by Paul and Agnes Joy in the coastal town of Camden in Maine. With 25,000 books we cater mainly to readers with a large selection of current and classic paperbacks. We also have large sections of nautical, exploration, Maine, gardening, cookbooks, photography, and art books. Our internet stock includes out of print hardcover books, older children's books, and modern first editions.

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jacket
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