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Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LAD

Lovato, Roberto

Summary: Roberto Lovato shares a timely and no-holds-barred tale of gang life, guerilla warfare, immigration, and intergenerational trauma.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LOV

Summary: Reeling from the combined pressure of an ATF crackdown and an unprovoked murder, the Sons face a far more deadly threat from a cold-blooded enemy who will stop at nothing to drive them out of Charming for good. As Jax and Clay square off over questions of leadership and loyalty, lines are drawn and chaos reigns as the club threatens to destroy itself from the inside out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SON

Dudley, Steven S.

Summary: Looks at the most dangerous street gang in America, MS-13, as seen through the lives of one family caught in its malicious web.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1066 DUD

Shakur, Sanyika

Summary: Portrait of gang life in South Central Los Angeles today

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.106 SHA

Fremon, Celeste.

Summary: This paperback edition of the book originally published in 1995 updates us on the lives of the East Los Angeles homeboys with whom Father Greg Boyle continues to work, allowing for an analysis as to how some former gang members are able to make it out, while others are not.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 259.5092 FRE

Barger, Ralph.

Summary: Narrated by the visionary founding member, Hell's Angel provides a fascinating all-access pass to the secret world of the notorious Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club. Sonny Barger recounts the birth of the original Oakland Hell's Angels and the four turbulent decades that followed. Hell's Angel also chronicles the way the HAMC revolutionized the look of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle and built what...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2012

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Summary: Two L.A. cops, one a veteran and one a rookie, try to bring peace to the war raging on the streets of L.A.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Gattis, Ryan

Summary: On December 6, 1993, when a drug dealer called Scrappy is shot and left for dead on the lawn outside her mother's house in South Central Los Angeles, a heroin addict fingers two drug dealers as the killers, but only one of them is guilty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAT

Mowry, Jess

Summary: A gang of young African American boys struggle to hold a few blocks of bleak turf in Oakland when a 16-year-old drug dealer instigates a fight with them. But the dealer's unwilling bodyguard emerges as the key player in a drama that illuminates America's urban reality in a totally fresh way. "Should be read by all of mainstream America".--Terry McMillan, author of Waiting to Exhale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 1992

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Barger, Ralph.

Summary: An autobiography in which Ralph "Sonny" Barger discusses his experiences as a longtime member of the motorcycle gang Hell's Angels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2000

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Queen, William.

Summary: In 1998, William Queen was a veteran law enforcement agent with a lifelong love of motorcycles and a lack of patience with paperwork. When a "confidential informant" made contact with his boss at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, offering to take an agent inside the San Fernando chapter of the Mongols (the scourge of Southern California, and one of the most dangerous gangs in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1066 QUE

Thompson, Hunter S.

Summary: Hell's Angels" was Hunter Thompson's first book, an account of the year that the reporter spent riding with the biker gang, then the very symbol of dangerous counterculture. After writing a piece on the Heirs Angels and other cycle gangs for The Nation, Thompson signed a contract with Ballantine and spent time with "as many vicious thugs as possible." His involvement ended on Labor Day 1966...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 THO

Wethern, George.

Summary: Describes the life of a former vice president of the Hell's Angels motorcycle club, revealing the dark secrets of the group and detailing how the author escaped the dangerous lifestyle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.177 WET

Compton, Jodi.

Summary: Hailey Cain has a history of testing the limits of her fate: as a fearless bike messenger on the streets of San Francisco; as a young female cadet at West Point. When an old friend from her former life in Los Angeles calls in a favor, Hailey doesn't have to think long before she accepts the mission. From the dustiest Mexican roads to the meanest streets of East L.A., Hailey finds herself...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shaye Areheart Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COM

Summary: Johnny is the leader of a vicious biker gang which invades a small, sleepy California town. The leather-jacketed young biker seems hellbent for destruction until he falls for Kathie, a "good girl" whose father happens to be a cop.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1998

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIL

Jones, Margaret B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 098.3 JON

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