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The black leather jacket

£5.99

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Ever since Marlon Brando slouched across the screen wearing a black leather jacket in The Wild One, the mixture of animal magnetism and sexual aberration which the leather jacket manages to convey has ensured it a best-selling place in the catalogue of cool. Using more than a hundred evocative photographs, The Black Leather Jacket traces its popularity through the Hells Angels of the forties; the beats of the fifties; the counter-culture of the sixties; the sexual excesses of the seventies; the punk explosion, begun by the Sex Pistols, the Ramones and the Clash; the heavy metal and rock groups of the eighties; to the present day, where the black leather jacket is a potent part of 21st century consciousness.

Item details

Author(s):
Mick Farren
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0859650871
ISBN-13:
9780859650878
Publisher:
Plexus

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Ever since Marlon Brando slouched across the screen wearing a black leather jacket in The Wild One, the mixture of animal magnetism and sexual aberration which the leather jacket manages to convey has ensured it a best-selling place in the catalogue of cool. Using more than a hundred evocative photographs, The Black Leather Jacket traces its popularity through the Hells Angels of the forties; the beats of the fifties; the counter-culture of the sixties; the sexual excesses of the seventies; the punk explosion, begun by the Sex Pistols, the Ramones and the Clash; the heavy metal and rock groups of the eighties; to the present day, where the black leather jacket is a potent part of 21st century consciousness.

Author(s):
Mick Farren
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0859650871
ISBN-13:
9780859650878
Publisher:
Plexus

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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Oxfam Shop Leicester Market Street

The Oxfam Shop in Leicester specialises in books, music and bridalwear. The shop has two floors. The first floor consists of a large book and music department along with our great range of Sourced by Oxfam products. The second floor is mainly bridal wear including mother of bride and eveningwear. 

Could you help us by collecting donations from donors homes? Our shop receives many offers of generous donations that we have to turn down as we do not have volunteers able to collect. We would ask you to collect in your own car, at your convenience and reimburse your petrol costs. It might be a couple of times a month and would make a really big difference to our ability to make money.

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