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

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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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author O'Rourke, P. J.
author2-role , 0802118836, 0802199836 (electronic bk.), 1 online resource, 11784899Midwest Tape, LLChttp://www.midwesttapes.com, 1st ed., 33021013564411CC07/16/20112TRANSPOR CARSnf, 33021013564585NG11/20/20092TRANSPOR CARSnf, 33021021934739ng12/14/20113HUMORnf, 33021022208620WF12/31/20113HUMORnf, 33021022208620ahumoHUMORpm875595a, 629.22202/07, 818.5402, 707757, 9780802118837 (hc), 9780802199836 (electronic bk.), Automobile driving, Automobiles, Digital content provided by hoopla., Driving Like Crazy celebrates cars and author P. J. O'Rourke's love for them, while chronicling the golden age of the automobile in America. O'Rourke takes us on a whirlwind tour of the world's most scenic and bumpiest roads in trouble-laden cross-country treks, from a 1978 Florida-to-California escapade in a 1956 special four-door Buick sedan to a 1983 thousand-mile effort across Mexico in the Baja 1000 to a trek through Kyrgyzstan in 2006 on the back of a Soviet army surplus six-wheel-drive truck. For longtime fans of the celebrated humorist, the collection features a host of O'Rourke's classic pieces on driving, including 'How to Drive Fast on Drugs While Getting Your Wing-Wang Squeezed and Not Spill Your Drink,' about the potential misdeeds one might perform in the front (and back) seat of an automobile; 'The Rolling Organ Donors Motorcycle Club,' which chronicles a seven-hundred-mile weekend trip through Michigan and Indiana that O'Rourke took on a Harley Davidson alongside Car & Driver publisher David E. Davis, Jr.; his brilliant and funny piece from Rolling Stone on NASCAR and its peculiar culture, recorded during an alcohol-fueled weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1977; and an hilarious account of a trek from Islamabad to Calcutta in Land Rover's new Discovery Trek., 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 lawnP.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., Electronic books., HUMOR, Humor / Topic / Political, 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., MWT11784899, Made available through hoopla, Midwestrda, Mode of access: World Wide Web., New York :Atlantic Monthly Press,c2009., NjBwBTNjBwBTNjBwBT, O'Rourke, P. J., PN6231.A8O76 2009, Thirty years of vehicular hellbending, celebrating America the way it's supposed to be, Transportation / Automotive / General, [United States]:Grove/Atlantic, Inc. ,2010., bl2009009701, computerc, eBook hoopla, hoopla digital., https://d2snwnmzyr8jue.cloudfront.net/csp_9780802199836_180.jpeg, online resourcecr, text file, texttxt, xxix, 258 p. ;22 cm.
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subject_facet Automobile driving -- United States -- Humor, Automobiles -- Humor, Automobiles -- United States -- Humor, Electronic books, Humor / Topic / Political, Transportation / Automotive / General
title_display 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_full 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 [electronic resource] / 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
title_short Driving like crazy :
title_sub 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
topic_facet Automobile driving, Automobiles, Electronic books