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Driving like crazy

Author: P J O'Rourke
Publisher: New York: Atlantic Monthly Press 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
Summary:
In a collection spanning over three decades, the famed humorist and certified gearhead chronicles his love affair with the automobile from mid-twentieth century until now, in a humorous romp through all things on four wheels.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J O'Rourke
ISBN: 9780802118837 0802118836
OCLC Number: 778990625
Description: 258 pages
Contents: The end of the American car --
How to drive fast on drugs while getting your wing-wang squeezed and not spill your drink --
How to drive fast when the drugs are mostly Lipitor, the wing-wang needs more squeezing than it used to before it gets the idea, and spilling your drink is no problem if you keep the sippy cups from when your kids were toddlers and leave the baby seat in the back seat so that when you get pulled over you look like a perfectly innocent grandparent --
Sgt. Dynaflo's last patrol --
NASCAR was discovered by me --
The Rolling Organ Donors Motorcycle Club --
"Come on over to my house --
we're gonna jump off the roof!" --
The test of men and machines that we flunked --
A better land than this --
Getting wrecked --
Keep your eyes off the road --
Comparative Jeepology 101 --
Taking my baby for a ride --
ReinCARnation --
The geezers' Grand Prix --
Call for a new national park --
A ride to the funny farm in a special needs station wagon complete with booby hatch --
Big love --
The other end of the American car.
Responsibility: Thirty years of vehicular hell-bending celebrating America the way it's supposed to be--with an oil well in every backyard, a Cadillac Escalade in every carport, and the Chairman of the Federal Reserve mowing our lawn.

Abstract:

In a collection spanning over three decades, the famed humorist and certified gearhead chronicles his love affair with the automobile from mid-twentieth century until now, in a humorous romp through all things on four wheels.

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