Hunter S. Thompson Writing Styles in Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

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The book is written from the first-person, limited, point of view. This is atypical of reporting memoirs of this type, but is usual for the work of Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson's scandalously informal and personalized reporting styles are clearly evident. Thompson provides a solid research basis upon which to spin his first-hand tale of adventure with the Hell's Angels. Not content to simply interview them or rely upon law enforcement after-action reports of Hell's Angels activity, Thompson met and engaged the Hell's Angels on their own turf and terms. For nearly two years he spent time with them, drank with them, used drugs with them, and rode motorcycles with them. He never joined the club and always remained an acknowledged outside element; but he was eventually accepted as a routine fixture at various gatherings. This first-hand insight, coupled with a fairly thorough understanding of their origins and philosophy...

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