Auto Biography; A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream

Auto Biography; A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream

Earl Swift

[Read through Greg Itzen]

A clever, humorous, and pleasing ode to the vintage vehicle. a super mixture of 'Shop type as Soulcraft' and 'The Orchid Thief', Earl Swift's clever, humorous, and captivating'' car Biography'' follows an outlaw-genius vehicle mechanic as he painstakingly makes an attempt to restores a vintage 1957 Chevy to its former glory - all whereas the FBI and native legislation enforcement shut in. To Tommy Arney, the previous autos at Moyock Muscle are archeological artifacts, twentieth-century fossils that characterize a spot and a humans completely dedicated to the auto and remodeled via it. yet to his rural North Carolina city, they are not background; they are junk. whilst Tommy acquires a rusted out smash of an previous Chevy and provides to come it to a sparkly, chromed paintings of yank artwork, he sees one final probability to salvage his recognize, continue himself out of detention center, and keep his company. yet for this people hero who's frequently at the fallacious part of the legislation, the chances of luck are lengthy, specifically whilst the FBI, neighborhood specialists, and the financial institution are last in. Written for motor heads and automobile beginners alike, ''Auto Biography'' interweaves this inconceivable hero's trip with the tale of 1 iconic vehicle to chart the increase, fall, and rebirth of the yank Dream. This clever, fascinating, and heartbreaking real tale is an indelible portrait of a guy, a computer, and a country at the street from a wonderful previous into an unknown destiny.

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