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Strange but true tales of car collecting : drowned Bugattis, buried Belvederes, felonious Ferraris, and other wild stories of automotive misadventure

Author: Keith Martin; Linda Clark, (Writer on automobiles)
Publisher: Minneaplis, MN : Motorbooks, and imprint of the Quarto Group, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects true stories about eccentric car collectors, including a take of an English nobleman who buries his horde of Ferraris in an insurance scam and a woman who loved her car so much she wished to be buried in it.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Anecdotes
History
Biography Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Martin; Linda Clark, (Writer on automobiles)
ISBN: 0760353603 9780760353608
OCLC Number: 975447662
Notes: First published in 2013 by Motorbooks.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Fame & Fortune --
The $16.4 Million Ferrari --
The O'Quinn Collection --
The Bill Cosby Super Snake --
Jay Leno's Duesenberg --
The Real Chitty Bang Bang --
Fraudulent Lord Brocket --
Steve McQueen's Sunglasses --
Lord Brocket Strikes Again --
The Cobra Rises --
The $4.4 Million Barn Find Bugatti --
A Car of a Different Color --
The Jeffries Porsche --
[2] Wrecks & Ruins --
The Buried Belvedere --
Fiery History of the Jaguar XKSS --
A Princely Collection Rots --
The Forgotten Ferrari GTO --
The Lost Norseman --
The Bugatti in the Lake --
The Veyron in the Lake --
Pikeville Purgatory --
The Junkyard Ferrari --
[3] Stranger than Fiction --
The Bhagwan's 93 Rolls-Royces --
The One-Piece-at-a-Time Cadillac --
The Anything Cars --
The Knee-Steering Besasie Cars --
Portuguese Barn Find --
The Devin-body Ferrari --
The Lost & Found Aston Martin DB4 --
Buried in Ferrari --
The Purloined 500K --
Lance Miller's Quest --
The Pontiac Ghost Cars --
The Green Bay Parts Packer --
Trainload of Bugattis --
The Amphicar --
The Bubble-screened Boondoggle.
Responsibility: by Keith Martin and Linda Clark.

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Collects true stories about eccentric car collectors, including a take of an English nobleman who buries his horde of Ferraris in an insurance scam and a woman who loved her car so much she wished to be buried in it.

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