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Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs is a book written by Hunter S. Thompson, first published in 1967 by Random House.
Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs is a book written by Hunter S. It was widely lauded for its up-close and uncompromising look at the Hells Angels motorcycle club, during a time when the gang was highly feared and accused of numerous criminal activities. The New York Times described Thompson's portrayal as "a world most of us would never dare encounter.
In eloquent, forceful detail he describes their machines, runs, codes, argot, origin and recent history, and day-to-day existence. This is a fascinating book, but not one for the queasy. This is a real blockbuster of a book. Thompson rode with the Visigothic Angels, drank with them, caroused (a polite word) with them, and got badly stomped by them
Gonzo journalist and literary roustabout Hunter S. Thompson flies with the angels-Hell’s Angels.
Gonzo journalist and literary roustabout Hunter S. 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.
In the mid-60s, Thompson spent almost two years living with the controversial Angels, cycling up & 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 1st defined, & when such countercultural movements were electrifying & horrifying America.
After Thompson's first book "Hell’s Angels" was published, his publicity junket led to some bizarre and .
After Thompson's first book "Hell’s Angels" was published, his publicity junket led to some bizarre and downright blood-boiling T. Hunter S. Thompson was not the famous gonzo journalist in September 1966 when his first book Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs was published. He was a journeyman freelancer who’d logged time at newspapers in the Caribbean and had a few pieces published in Ramparts, Esquire, and New York Times, while working on a novel in his spare time.
After writing a piece on the Heirs Angels and other cycle gangs for The Nation, Thompson signed a contract with Ballantine and spent time with as many vicious thugs as possible. His involvement ended on Labor Day 1966 when a group of Angels stomped Thompson, nearly kicking him to death
Электронная книга "Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga", Hunter S. Thompson.
Электронная книга "Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga", Hunter S. Эту книгу можно прочитать в Google Play Книгах на компьютере, а также на устройствах Android и iOS. Выделяйте текст, добавляйте закладки и делайте заметки, скачав книгу "Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga" для чтения в офлайн-режиме.
Hell's Angels A Strange and Terrible Saga by Hunter S. e-book v., Notes at EOF. Text: 12pt Times Roman Footnotes: 10pt Times Roman Quotes in text: 10pt Arial. Back Cover: The barbarians are no longer at the city gates. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, he began writing as a sports columnist in Florida. He started his first novel while studying at Columbia University in New York City.