Charlie and the Angels

Charlie and the Angels

The Outlaws, the Hells Angels and the Sixty Years War

Book - 2012
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The Outlaws Motorcycle Club's story is told here for the first time, by criminal underworld author and former infiltrator Alex Caine. They are the original biker gang, and their sixty years of war with the Hells Angels is the stuff of legend.

Right down to their signature logo (a skull known as "Charlie"), the McCook Outlaws Motorcycle Club, formed in 1935, defined the look and sensibility of the twentieth-century biker. In the 1950s, a rising gang of toughs in California threatened to steal their thunder. But, recognizing an opportunity for expansion, the Outlaws reached out. The nascent Hells Angels sent them home to Chicago, beaten, humiliated and forever bent on the Angels' destruction.

Sixty years and thousands of maimed and murdered later, the Hells Angels are a dominant criminal empire. The Outlaws, loosely allied with the number-two club in the biker universe, the Bandidos, sit contentedly as the number-three power, though they rule in places like the UK, the Great Lakes, Florida and the US Midwest. Less concerned with making money than the Angels, they continue to define the vicious biker character like few of their peers.

Working undercover, Alex Caine witnessed the buffering of the big clubs' US turfs in a Bandidos-mediated truce between the Outlaws and Angels in the 1980s. But like every deal between bikers, that one soured, and a storm of unimaginable violence and scope is brewing. The alliance is expanding and determined to unseat the Angels for once and for all.
Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, ©2012
ISBN: 9780307358943
Branch Call Number: 364.1066 CAI 2012
Characteristics: 258 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm

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May 08, 2013

Not bad ,book gives spotlight to hells angels competion. Alex caine did a better job with 1st book-befriend and betray.

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Sep 11, 2014

Msoda thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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Sep 11, 2014

GFOD-God forgive Outlaws don't

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