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Dickinson plans on publishing five old car nut series books. The first two books contained stories he wrote or collected from friends and people he met in this project and are simply about cars and the people who love them. Book three in the series is about road trips, book four will contain stories on racing and book five will be devoted to stories for those who were born before the end of World War II.

I have an idea that the Dickinson would like to talk to his public, maybe to glean more stories in the future. The quality of construction is very good, but the paper is not photographically the best, although I found the photographs to be adequate. A number of writers seemed familiar and perhaps I have met them at car shows and races.

The quality of the stories seemed very good. Carl King and Gary Hughes told interesting stories of their first car. Gary lost his car, a typical story and found it again, each time it cost him more than he bargained for. The car stories are a sort of Holy Grail, a path to be taken, a crusade of the mind and spirit and in the end a coming of age tale.

The short stories average only a few pages and that is both a blessing and a curse. For stories that are familiar to what we have heard before then the shortness is just the right size. But occasionally there is such an interesting and completely new story told in such a way that I kept hoping Dickinson would allow the writer to take 20 or 30 pages and follow the story into more depth. Some tales just simply demand more. Dickinson compensated somewhat by asking a few writers for multiple stories.

Overall though I found every story interesting though some were more amusing than others. There was only one woman author listed, Sue Nader, and her story was only three pages long. Women are often overlooked in car stories and bench-racing tales.

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When she married she went along with her husband out of loyalty and to show a sense of commitment to his love of the car culture. Along the way she began to find an appreciation for the culture that her husband was immersed in. Now she finds car shows and car events to be a fascination that she looks forward to. Her story is the story of most women married to car guys.

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One of the shorter tales in the book, it is also one of the most important. And the subject is very diverse, from Hot Rods, to Muscle Cars, to restored stockers or race cars.

There is something for everybody. And if you like to read about cars, and the people involved like I do, then this series of The Old Car Nut Books is definitely something for you. I bought an Eames lounger to relax and read books like that but my 14 year old son claimed it for his gaming chair, now in his room covered in empty chip packets and mars bar wrappers. Now I understand the coffee photo. This is a custom sidebar. Continuum gives you lots of custom sidebar possibilities. You can use the Continuum Theme Options page to specify which pages have a unique sidebar. Or, you can use the same sidebar for all of your pages using the Sidebar Default widget panel.

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Editor in chief is custom car historian- Rik Hoving. For centuries people are inspired to built beautiful cars. CCC focuses on everything that ignites that special inspiration: design, history, technology, perfect proportions, the right feeling, and amazing personal stories. David Dickinson. March 24, Reviewed by: Rik Hoving. This is the second book of the series, and it is a great read from cover to cover. About the book. Unlike the first books, length of story will be unrestricted. Racing stories All types of racing stories from people that like to go fast. Hall of Famers The people that are recognized by a Hall of Fame or are the icons in their local community.

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