Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club Themes

Sonny Barger
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Co-Dependency

The Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club is ostensibly an organization of men who love motorcycles and love to ride. Although in the fifties when Hell's Angels charters first starting popping up in California, the members were just fans of riding their Harleys together with their colleagues on club runs. However, as the organization grew, it more and more began to draw individual of a certain nature and character. Perhaps it was the liberty of riding in the wind and the freedom of choosing an atypical means of transportation that appealed to men who were on the fringes of society.

But there was a stronger allure to this aberrant lifestyle than the mere freedom of the road. The members tended to be outside the law or close to it. They had drug and drinking and relationship problems. Most all of the members had an inner anger that more often than...

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