Books tagged: car culture

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The Backseat Driver
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Dave is a senior whose only remaining pleasure is riding in his self-driving car and making comments about its driving ability. Making use of the newest technologies his last wish can come true. To have his memories surreptitiously downloaded into his car so he can drive again. What's a self respecting car to do?
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
Welcome to Wynott: Rethinking the Way We've Always Done Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
With a light touch and a lot of humor, Ray Harris applies fresh thinking to existing systems and structures, and creates a blueprint for a new American urban community, called “Wynott.” Whether an inner-city neighborhood, an aging suburb, or a small town, Wynott can exist in any place where enough people agree to try something different, and commit to making it work.
Plastic Ozone Daydream: The Corvette Chronicles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,640. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Plastic Ozone Daydream combines fact and fantasy on a wild ride through the birth, growth, and maturity of the sports car in America during the turbulent half-century, 1950-2000. Plastic Ozone Daydream is intended to be both fun to read and challenging to the intellect, taking the reader on a journey he never knew existed— through the crossroads of his own mind. Look deeply into the reflection.
Timeline of America: Sound Bytes from the Consumer Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Timeline is a capsule history of the things that have defined us. It is a lot more than a pop culture trivia book, although no simpler phrase describes it. The chapters are divided into ten timelines that tell the story of America’s development: events, comforts, cars, toys, movies, television, music, nerds, sports, and gossip. Nostalgic stories and an extensive trivia quiz are also included!