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How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive

Author: Christopher Boucher; Syracuse University. Graduate School,
Publisher: [Syracuse, New York] : Syracuse University, ©2002 2002.
Dissertation: M.F.A. Syracuse University 2002 Thesis
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The novel How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive tells the story of a man and his adventures with a 1971 Electric Blue Volkswagen Super Beetle, his search for his father, and his experiences with various other characters, including the Lady Gerard. This book plays off of the automotive instruction manual How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive by John Muir. The writing was also influenced by Richard Brautigan's Trout fishing  Read more...
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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Boucher; Syracuse University. Graduate School,
OCLC Number: 383688100
Notes: "Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in the Graduate School of Syracuse University."
Description: 256 leaves ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Christopher Boucher, B.A. Brandeis University, 1997.

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The novel How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive tells the story of a man and his adventures with a 1971 Electric Blue Volkswagen Super Beetle, his search for his father, and his experiences with various other characters, including the Lady Gerard. This book plays off of the automotive instruction manual How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive by John Muir. The writing was also influenced by Richard Brautigan's Trout fishing in America.

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