“No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels” (Random House, ISBN ). Jay Anthony “Jaybird” Dobyns (born ), is a retired Special Agent and veteran undercover. No Angel has ratings and reviews. Petra Eggs said: The infiltration of the Hells Angels by undercover cop and author Jay Dobyns is as interesti. Jay Dobyns, Actor: Den of Thieves. Jay Dobyns is an actor and writer, known for Den of Thieves (), No Angel and Big Red Friday ().
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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Feb 19, Michele rated it it was amazing. And just as they’re not all bad, he’s not all good.
He dobynd reminded of a story that Dobyns tells of when he played angrl USC in college. While it may not be an end-all, be-all research work, it is certainly more than enough to inform the uninformed, such as myself.
Before that time, Jay wasn’t even really a motorcycle rider and he wasn’t one after the fact, eitherbut he became obsessed during that time with the club and the lifestyle. Dobyns, however, deserves our admiration and praise for putting his life on the line to make the world a safer place to live and for his fortitude in the face of temptations that would crack most people.
Write a customer review. And, in every ride and rally I have ever gone on the most Arro I love his honesty. It seems more ho one percent of that one percent actually are criminals.
In Augustfour months after ATF forced the location of his home into the public domain, his Tucson residence was the target of a late night arson attack while his wife and two children were asleep inside.
It isn’t the worst read in the world, on author’s ego ruins what could have been an epic journey. Raw, informative, daring, and open. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
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This was a tough group of characters and made me feel he was talking about mobsters instead of bikers. Dobyns leaves no stone of his harrowing journey unturned. I mean, do I really need to know exactly what he ordered every time he ate at the Waffle House which was every few pages? They want to be free but are restrictive in their actions, everything must be approved by the higher ups in the organization.
The book chronicles the Hells Angels investigation and how it impacted his life and career. I found them racist and unappealing.
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I’ve always respected what these guys do for uay living, but even more so after reading this book. I also liked the conclusion a lot for one key reason, but I can’t post that here because I don’t want to spoil anything.
For the next two decades, he conducted over undercover operations, developing expertise in violent crime investigations, weapons and narcotics trafficking, gang infiltrations, home invasion burglary and murder-for-hire cases.
Despite that it was fascinating and I learned more about hard-core riders. I couldn’t finish it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Exile on Front Street. Jan 24, Mike dobys it it was ok Shelves: It’s not a pretty picture, and even the undercover cop is no gem.
In the meantime, he get himself a several hundred dollar tattoo job and charges it to the tax payers. One was the humanity often found in men who are not wired n function in normal society, violent impulsive men with This book was really an interesting look into angwl outlaw biker culture.
According to Dobyns and ATF, the Hells Angels leadership was highly impressed and immediately voted Dobyns in as a full “patched” member of the club.
Keeping our country safe is not an easy thing to do and there are guys out there doing what Jay Dobyns did every anhel. In JanuaryDobyns retired from federal service. The Crime of the Century. However, I had a difficult time keeping track of all the players, of which there are literally dozens, and their myriad list of real names and nicknames.
I’m fascinated with groups like Hells Angels and the like, but our entree dobjns this world was through a person who I just couldn’t stand.