Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
by THOMPSON, Hunter S
- Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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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.
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- Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
- THOMPSON, Hunter S
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- Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
- Random House,
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- B0031ZCF40, JOURNALISM, Motorcycle Gangs, First Book, SOCIOLOGY
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