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The Resource Driving like crazy : thirty years of vehicular hellbending, 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 Bank mowing our lawn, P.J. O'Rourke

Driving like crazy : thirty years of vehicular hellbending, 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 Bank mowing our lawn, P.J. O'Rourke

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Driving like crazy : thirty years of vehicular hellbending, 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 Bank mowing our lawn
Title
Driving like crazy
Title remainder
thirty years of vehicular hellbending, 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 Bank mowing our lawn
Statement of responsibility
P.J. O'Rourke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of O'Rourke's writings about cars for Car and Driver, Automobile, Esquire, Forbes, and other publications
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 818.5402
  • 796.72
  • 629.222
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Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
Label
Driving like crazy : thirty years of vehicular hellbending, 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 Bank mowing our lawn, P.J. O'Rourke
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Publication
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 that 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
Control code
ocn298513357
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxix, 258 p.
Isbn
9780802118837
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System control number
(OCoLC)298513357
Label
Driving like crazy : thirty years of vehicular hellbending, 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 Bank mowing our lawn, P.J. O'Rourke
Publication
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 that 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
Control code
ocn298513357
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxix, 258 p.
Isbn
9780802118837
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)298513357

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