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View all 7 comments. Its about cars, and what they meant to the adolescent youth of the age.
He wrote both under his own name and a title under the pen name of Angus Vicker. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I would recommend this book to any high school age young man that has an interest in cars, going fast, driving well and enjoys to read. This incredibly entertaining book was the first I ever read cover to cover in my reading career.
He received criticism for his unorthodox teaching methods. Felsen was questioned about his membership in the Communist Party. How I loved Bud Crayne. Felsen is the only writer I ever heard of who had an office downtown where he wrote everyday I first read Hot Rod when I was in 7th grade. University of Iowa Press, Street Rod – Bantam Pathfinder Edition. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
Great book that captures an era of Americana that is o My brother introduced this book to me in High School. This page was last updated: This was a heart-pounding, surprisingly powerful cautionary novel about taking responsibility for your words and actions, and not letting yourself be peer pressured. His books on car culture are fictionalized lectures on his concept of grsgor safety.
Want to Read saving…. Even so, these tales of adolescent acting out, speed, and cars from the age of Blackboard Jungle, James Dean and Bye, Bye Birdie remain an important component in modern culture for me.
Written inthis book gives an historical look at the dangers of teens and reckless driving. Wlbjr rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Bud Crayne was proud to be the wildest, most reckless driver on the road. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
Aug 10, Mo rated it liked it. In very good condition. He drove fast and wild. Read reviews that mention hot rod high school years ago read this book henry gregor hot rods well written gregor felsen felsen books great book book when i first read cars copy dated driver grade library teen driving impression. My brother introduced this book to me in High School. I found the story to be a bit boring, I didn’t feel connected to the characters and I felt like I was just forcing myself to finish the book.
Apr 10, Henry Le Nav rated it it was amazing. I don’t know for sure hsnry made me remember it now, but just HAD to read it again. My stars are based on my memory of it, I doubt reading it today would yield more than 3 stars. User Review – Flag as inappropriate People don’t get this book.
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The story itself and the writing is average or below formula pulp relying heavily on pop-culture and current slang in a sad attempt to make it relevant but the humor is greatly compounded gregir one realizes that much of the ‘technical’ info regarding the actual mechanics of autos is complete gibberish and from time to time the slang is used incorrectly. Street Rod General Fiction May Henry Gregor Felsen,and author of some three dozen books, is best known for his six books about teens and their cars, written in the ‘s.
He became a full-time writer after his wife got a position with Look magazine. Grfgor run to Trendon is breathtaking gdegor riveting.
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May 22, Sabur76 rated it it was ok. He so captured the era, and the relationship of teens and their cars, that he earned the nickname The Cup of Fury. Felsen was married twice and had two children and two stepchildren. Write a customer review.