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Sports Cars
Sports Cars
Paperback      ISBN: 0760340285

The sports car has always been the ultimate symbol of automotive fun and freedom, from the earliest Bentleys and Stutzes through the Porsche Boxster and Lotus Elise of today. Sports Cars profiles over 50 cars from the early twentieth century to today, with lavish color photography from renowned automotive lensman James Mann. This book will surely grab the attention of any sports car lover.

Truck: A Love Story
Truck
A Love Story
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060571179

"A touching and very funny account. . . . Thoroughly engaging."--New York Times

Hilarious and heartfelt, Truck: A Love Story is the tale of a man struggling to grow his own garden, fix his old pickup, and resurrect a love life permanently impaired by Neil Diamond. In the process, he sets his hair on fire, is attacked by wild turkeys, and proposes marriage to a woman in New Orleans. The result is a surprisingly tender testament to love.

"Part Bill Bryson, part Anne Lamott, with a skim of Larry the Cable Guy and Walt Whitman creeping around the edges."--Lincoln Journal Star

"Perry takes each moment, peeling it, seasoning it with rich language, and then serving it to us piping hot and fresh."--Chicago Tribune

Cars & Curves: A Tribute to 70 Years of Porsche
Cars & Curves
A Tribute to 70 Years of Porsche
Hardcover      ISBN: 3667112939
The Diesel Odyssey of Clessie Cummins
The Diesel Odyssey of Clessie Cummins
Hardcover      ISBN: 0917308042

Engineer and historian Cummins' third book is about his father Clessie (1888-1968), a pioneer of the American diesel truck. He combines company records and other documents with Clessie's memoirs and his own memory both of his childhood and of working with and for his dad as an adult. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)



Building Guide for Basic Hot Rods
Building Guide for Basic Hot Rods
Paperback      ISBN: 1878772201

Le Roi Tex Smith. This book is a guide, intended solely to give you ideas for your own basic hot rod design, including a few interesting building scenarios. Recently rediscovered by rodders intent on regaining the roots of the hobby, these cars are known as retro-rods, rat rods, nostalgia rods . . . The description that has come to the fore within the ranks of experienced rodders today is to call these cars Scrappers. As in cars that are made up of scrap parts from various vehicles. Contains photographs featuring hot rods from the annual Bonneville Salt Flats Speedweek event.

111 Porsche Stories You Should Know Revised & Updated
111 Porsche Stories You Should Know Revised & Updated
Hardcover      ISBN: 3740800356

- 111 Porsche stories that will give you a greater insight into the lengendary car manufactory- A must for anyone with even just a passing interest in Porsche What came first - the Porsche or the Beetle? Which Porsche racing car set every world record in the very year it was first presented in racing at Monza? And who is "Sascha"? Immerse yourself in the unique and visionary world of Porsche: in tales of secret prototypes, fascinating photos from the Porsche archives, magic words such as "Carrera" and inside stories that have never yet been told in this way.

Rolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name: The First Forty Years of Britaina's Most Prestigious Company
Rolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name
The First Forty Years of Britaina's Most Prestigious Company
Paperback      ISBN: 184831924x

The Magic of a Name tells the story of the first forty years of Britain's most prestigious manufacturer--Rolls-Royce. Peter Pugh tells the story, beginning with the historic meeting in 1904 of Henry Royce and the Honourable C.S. Rolls, and the birth in 1906 of the legendary Silver Ghost.

Wired for Success: Auto Electrical Made Easy
Wired for Success
Auto Electrical Made Easy
Paperback      ISBN: 0873414020

Cut expense and do it yourself. With this step-by-step book by Randy Rundle, readers discover the best tools and techniques for the electrical maintenance of their automobile.

Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory
Country Driving
A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0061804096

"Hessler has a marvelous sense of the intonations and gestures that give life to the moment." --The New York Times Book Review

From Peter Hessler, the New York Times bestselling author of Oracle Bones and River Town, comes Country Driving, the third and final book in his award-winning China trilogy. Country Driving addresses the human side of the economic revolution in China, focusing on economics and development, and shows how the auto boom helps China shift from rural to urban, from farming to business.



Truck: A Love Story
Truck
A Love Story
Paperback      ISBN: 0060571187

"A touching and very funny account. . . . Thoroughly engaging."--New York Times

Hilarious and heartfelt, Truck: A Love Story is the tale of a man struggling to grow his own garden, fix his old pickup, and resurrect a love life permanently impaired by Neil Diamond. In the process, he sets his hair on fire, is attacked by wild turkeys, and proposes marriage to a woman in New Orleans. The result is a surprisingly tender testament to love.

"Part Bill Bryson, part Anne Lamott, with a skim of Larry the Cable Guy and Walt Whitman creeping around the edges."--Lincoln Journal Star

"Perry takes each moment, peeling it, seasoning it with rich language, and then serving it to us piping hot and fresh."--Chicago Tribune