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Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

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Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

by Thompson, Hunter S

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket
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NY: Random House, 1967. Second printing. The cover shows light edgewear with a little rubbing. There is age toning inside the covers.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foundation for their next publishing venture, Random House. The Modern Library has been a staple of the American book trade, providing readers with affordable hardbound editions of important works of literature and thought. For the Modern Library's seventy-fifth anniversary, Random House redesigned the series, restoring as its emblem the running torchbearer created by Lucian Bernhard in 1925 and refurbishing jackets, bindings, and type, as well as inaugurating a new program of select-ing titles. The Modern Library continues to provide the world's best books, at the best prices.

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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
Dogwood Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
026639
Title
Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs
Author
Thompson, Hunter S
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1967
Bookseller catalogs
United States History;

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About Dogwood Books

Located at 231-A Broad Street in historic Downtown Rome, Georgia. Offering over 20,000 used, new and rare Books, we are Northwest Georgia\'s largest used and rare Bookstore! Dogwood Books contains over 20,000 quality Used, New and Rare books. We’re here because we love books.We offer special orders for that hard to find book and also buy and trade used books. We offer a wide selection of Georgia and Southern history and literature as well as books related to Gone with the Wind, and the Civil War (War between the States). We also have a nice variety of Children’s books and Juvenile Fiction with an extensive collection of series books. We also carry Cookbooks, Mystery, Science Fiction, History, Art, Biography and much more…

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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