The Resource Hell's angels : A Strange and Terrible Saga: A Strange and Terrible Saga., Hunter S Thompson, (downloadable ebook)

Hell's angels : A Strange and Terrible Saga: A Strange and Terrible Saga., Hunter S Thompson, (downloadable ebook)

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Hell's angels : A Strange and Terrible Saga: A Strange and Terrible Saga.
Title
Hell's angels
Title remainder
A Strange and Terrible Saga: A Strange and Terrible Saga.
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Hunter S Thompson
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eng
Summary
Gonzo journalist and literary roustabout Hunter S. Thompson flies with the angels—Hell's Angels, that is—in this short work of nonfiction. "California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains, shades and greasy Levis roll out from damp garages, all-night diners and cast-off one-night pads in Frisco, Hollywood, Berdoo and East Oakland, heading for the Monterey peninsula, north of Big Sur. . . The Menace is loose again." Thus begins Hunter S. Thompson's vivid account of his experiences with California's most notorious motorcycle gang, the Hell's Angels. In the mid-1960s, Thompson spent almost two years living with the controversial Angels, cycling up and down the coast, reveling in the anarchic spirit of their clan, and, as befits their name, raising hell. His book successfully captures a singular moment in American history, when the biker lifestyle was first defined, and when such countercultural movements were electrifying and horrifying America. Thompson, the creator of Gonzo journalism, writes with his usual bravado, energy, and brutal honesty, and with a nuanced and incisive eye; as The New Yorker pointed out, "For all its uninhibited and sardonic humor, Thompson's book is a thoughtful piece of work." As illuminating now as when originally published in 1967, Hell's Angels is a gripping portrait, and the best account we have of the truth behind an American legend.From the Hardcover edition
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Thompson, Hunter S
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Hell's angels : A Strange and Terrible Saga: A Strange and Terrible Saga., Hunter S Thompson, (downloadable ebook)
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9780307826619
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Hell's angels : A Strange and Terrible Saga: A Strange and Terrible Saga., Hunter S Thompson, (downloadable ebook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=986689
Publication
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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F9BD5FA2-75A4-41B6-97A8-CC14C57782C2
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780307826619
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F9BD5FA2-75A4-41B6-97A8-CC14C57782C2
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  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
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