A Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club chief shares the stories of his life and the lives of fellow bikers, from chases and accidents to accounts of Harleys, the costs of expressng individuality, and the quest for freedom.
An angel spreads his wings. . . . Sonny Barger is the number-one spokesman for the motorcycle experience. His New York Times bestseller, Hell's Angel, was an exhilarating history of his adventures with the world's most notorious motorcycle club. Now he brings us rousing, moving, and wildly entertaining true stories of his renegade brothers and sisters in the relentless pursuit of liberty, individuality, and the "ultimate ride." And what stories he has to tell -- freewheeling, bare-knuckle tales of brawls and battles, brotherhood, breathtaking adventures, crazy quests, and the inevitable classic scrapes with "John Law." The most colorful legends and unforgettable characters of biker lore come alive in this book. In addition, celebrities like Steve McQueen, Johnny Paycheck, and David Crosby thunder through these pages in a sensational collection of rebel tales that runs the gamut from poignant and inspiring to thrilling and utterly outrageous. Whether you ride, have never ridden, or dream of riding, Ridin' High, Livin' Free is a reading experience you won't soon forget -- a fascinating glimpse into a unique culture of freedom that recognizes only one commandment: the code of the road.
The World of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs from Abyss Ghosts to Zombies Elite
Author: Bill Hayes
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Ever wonder how the Hells Angels got their name, or about that little demonic critter on the Pagan's patch? What about the local one-percenter motorcycle club that hangs out at the corner bar? What goes on there? This book answers these questions and more. The One-Percenter Encyclopedia: The World of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs from Abyss Ghosts to Zombies Elite features concise entries that include information on founding chapters, founding dates, number of chapters and members, club and leadership biographies, and more. This book covers all the major clubs--Hells Angels, Outlaws, Pagans, Mongols, Vagos--as well as lesser-known clubs from around the world.
Under the Radar with Chicken Warriors, Left-Wing Patriots, Angry Nudists, and Others
Author: Mark Singer
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Category: Social Science
A writer for The New Yorker introduces readers to a surreal, bizarre America, depicting the inside of a cockfighting ring, teenage reporters in a small Texas town, a meeting of obituary writers, the influence of a western Massachusetts diner on its community, and other colorful cultural dimensions of twenty-first-century America. Reprint.
"The history of the East Bay Dragons Motorcycle Club, an all-black, all-Harley, all-chopper group of motorcyclists in Oakland, California. Written by the club's founder and president, it presents an often-untold portion of African-American history"-Provided by publisher.
How a Wild Rock'n'Roll Life Led to a Serious Golf Addiction
Author: Alice Cooper
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
Category: Sports & Recreation
Alice Cooper: Golf Monster is the full account of how Cooper became one of the biggest rock stars on the planet with hits like “School’s Out” and “Elected”, nearly lost it all to alcoholism, and then turned things around by finding a healthy obsession (golf) to replace his unhealthy addiction to alcohol.
Moazzam Begg, Stanley Williams, José Padilla, Montel Vontavious Porter, Ion Croitoru, Miguel Piñero, Raymond Washington
Author: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 62. Chapters: Mehmet Ali A?ca, Ace Frehley, Sonny Barger, Moazzam Begg, Jos Padilla, Montel Vontavious Porter, John Ibrahim, Ion Croitoru, George Jackson, Chen Chi-li, Miguel Pi ero, Jeff Fort, Rayful Edmond, Jose Saenz, Raymond Washington, Thomas Silverstein, Johnny Lee Clary, Emigdio Preciado, Jr., Elgin James, Maurice Boucher, Luis J. Rodriguez, Salvador Agron, Greg Mathis, Hugo Pinell, Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour, James Dalton, Robert Sandifer, Larry Hoover, Nicky Cruz, Neco Celik, Sadie Farrell, Rodolfo Cadena, Kenneth McGriff, Andre Marshall murder, Michael Thompson, Bill Lee, Harry Joseph Bowman, Howard Mason, Hell-Cat Maggie, Annie Walsh, Shauntay Henderson, Javier Ovando, Alex Vella, J rn Nielsen, Ruben Cavazos, David Barksdale, Denho Acar, Thomas M ller, Slobbery Jim, Barry Mills, Allan Heyl, Jim Tinndahn, Luis Felipe, Amiot M tayer, Erismar Rodrigues Moreira, O. G. Mack, Jeff Berry, Benjamin Melendez, Tyler Bingham, List of known gang members. Excerpt: Ralph Hubert "Sonny" Barger (born October 8, 1938) in Modesto, California) is a founding member (1957) of the Oakland, California, U.S. chapter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. Sonny Barger is also the author of four books: Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club, Freedom: Credos from the Road, Dead in 5 Heartbeats, and 6 Chambers, 1 Bullet. He was editor for the book Ridin' High, Livin' Free. Barger was identified but didn't speak in Hells Angels on Wheels and was one of several members of the Angels who had speaking parts playing themselves in Hell's Angels '69. He wrote a guide for motorcycle riders published in 2010. Barger was one of the Hells Angels present at The Rolling Stones' Altamont Free Concert in 1969. He is also a prominent figure in Hunter S. Thompson's bestselling book, Hell's Angels: The Strange and Te...