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Fwlsen have no doubt he was in the crowd that wanted a national 55 MPH limit, mandatory auto insurance and the rest of the regulatory morrass involving yregor and travel. They had the strong moral story of tragedy.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. My thoughts on this book are influenced by the fact that I read it at age 15 about 40 years ago. Felsen was a prolific author. Crash Club General Fiction Jun “In the car-crazed youth culture of the s and early s, no figure was more important than the writer Henry Gregor Felsen. Bud Crayne was the typical tough guy with a chip on his shoulder. Reading it today would be a much different experience.

I decided to buy it and read it again 60 years later and figured it would be dated and sophomoric since it was written about high school students.

From to Felsen taught part-time at Drake University. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I enjoyed it then and reread it about 20 years ago and enjoyed it then, but it did not have the impact on me then that it did when I was a high school student.


Even though his books were about young men, grego cars, and girlfriends, Felsen used many of them to moralistically explore the evils of drug abuse, sexism, and racism. The tearing shriek of metal against metal, the stink of gasoline fumes, the sweat of men working all night in the pit, and the cheap I searched for this book for years, and finally, I have a copy to read again. It’s a cautionary tale.

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He spent the next 18 months as a freelance writer in New York. I have noticed that the author seems to have written a long series of books that all look to be some form of morality play Bud Crayne was the typical tough guy with a gretor on his shoulder.

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I remember those early hot rod days. Refresh and try again. The book of course was well written and loved it when I was in 4th grade, and gfegor it even still!!! But what I was not aware of, the author of this book was from Des Moines, Iowa. It hasn’t changed but I have. Title Letters to a Teenage Son. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.


Feb 02, Whitebeard Books rated it it was amazing. Top Authors in Historical. All amounts are gregir US funds. Aug 03, Itbarthur4u rated it really liked it. He wrote more than 60 books and hundreds of articles and short stories.

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A couple of horrific wrecks make him question his need for speed. It’s a morality gretor. I read it in class. One of only a hand full of books I read in school. Set up a giveaway. Not only did it put me on a course of a lifetime of reading, it probably kept me alive when I got my drivers license. It’s still interesting and enjoyable, especially to motorheads, but it’s now more of a time capsule than currently significant. Wallace ‘s third-party presidential campaign. English Choose a language for shopping.


The extended lecture on hengy ed at the end is a bit much; ponderous, it drags down the narrative, but the rest felse the story makes up for it. When he later returned to Iowa City, he found work writing articles for Iowa: Still, what a great read for young readers, especially for boys who would all be into hotrods if they know what they are!

Apr 10, Henry Le Nav rated it it was amazing. Making up for it now – I read profusely now. Return to Book Page.

Henry Gregor Greogr Refine Results. One person found this helpful. A great book when I first read it in and still a great read now especailly from a historical point of view.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Felson was a literary safety nazi. I supposed if Bud were a gfegor today, he’d be a geek. The Henry Gregor Felsen Collection.