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The Mammoth Book of Bikers by Arthur Veno
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The Mammoth Book of Bikers

by Arthur Veno (Editor)

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0786720468, Paperback)

Drawing on 17 years of studying and participating in biker culture, Arthur Veno has compiled the ultimate collection of original biker writing. Here are insider accounts of landmark incidents in bike folklore, plus reprints of classic writing from biker - originated magazines, handouts, websites, and books. Gangs featured include the Bandidos, Hells Angels, Henchmen MC, the Outlaws, the Mongols, Annihilators, the Diablos, Gypsy Jokers, the Rebels, the Straight Satans, and the Vagos. Contributors include Freewheelin' Frank (one-time secretary of Hells Angels), Edward Winterhalder (among the most powerful members of the Bandidos), and Sonny Barger (founder of the Hells Angels). Also included are those rare accounts by outsiders who have managed successfully to "look in" on the gangs: including Hunter S. Thompson in his Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Modern Saga; William Queen, the undercover agent who infiltrated America's violent outlaw motorcycle gang the Mongols; and Daniel R. Wolf's account of riding with the Rebels.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:17:18 -0400)

Outlaw bikers are the self-proclaimed 'last free people in society', unconstrained by the rules and regulations that clamp down the lives of ordinary citizens. This anthology features 40 first-hand accounts of their hidden world, including seminal pieces by George 'Baby Huey' Wethren, Edward Winterhalder, Sonny Barger and others.… (more)

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