The Resource Hell's angels : a strange and terrible saga, Hunter S. Thompson

Hell's angels : a strange and terrible saga, Hunter S. Thompson

Label
Hell's angels : a strange and terrible saga
Title
Hell's angels
Title remainder
a strange and terrible saga
Statement of responsibility
Hunter S. Thompson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Hunter S
Dewey number
364.1/06/609794
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6489.C2
LC item number
T48 1996
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hell's Angels
  • Motorcycle gangs
Label
Hell's angels : a strange and terrible saga, Hunter S. Thompson
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Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1967
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35870682
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Ballantine books trade ed.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9780345410085
Lccn
96096723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35870682
Label
Hell's angels : a strange and terrible saga, Hunter S. Thompson
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1967
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35870682
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Ballantine books trade ed.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9780345410085
Lccn
96096723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35870682

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