Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

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Ballantine Books, 1967 - Social Science - 348 pages
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list and literary roustabout Hunter S. Thompson flies with the angels--Hell's Angels, that is. He's lived with them, he knows them and their machines, he speaks their langauge,and he reports it back to the world with all the fearsome force of a souped-up cyclone burning rubber.

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User Review  - flexatone - LibraryThing

Terrific proto-gonzo with a Grizzly-man style ending. It's a bit of a slow burn, but I don't mind. The occasional weird reference hits you from left field and makes your mind fuzzy. It's a fun read, and at this point, it's even a bit of American history. Read full review

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User Review  - deebee1 - LibraryThing

Nelson Algren's own words describe this book best. The book asks why lost people sometimes develop into greater human beings than those who have never been lost in their whole lives. Why men who have ... Read full review

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