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Bangers [electronic resource] : True Tales From a 1960s Teenage Petrolhead. Chris Meade.

Meade, Chris. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781849891363 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: 1.
  • Publisher: Luton : Andrews UK Limited, 2010.

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Summary, etc.: A teenage lad's fascination with old cars. An even greater fascination with teenage girls. A sad lack of sufficient funds to pursue either interest with much credibility. A conundrum which has challenged car-obsessed male youth the world over since the fateful day in 1885 when Gottleib Daimler's spindly-wheeled creation puttered out of its shed for the first time. Bangers relates how one impoverished would-be Lothario tackled these issues during the late 60s and early 70s. Successes were rare, disasters were commonplace but the adventures on the journey were entertaining and fulfilling – most of the time. An affectionate look back at a less constrained, less self-concious era, Bangers tells the story of a young man fumbling his way towards adulthood through tales of the many old cars that found their way into his life. Each of these crumbling wrecks moved him a fraction further down the path of enlightenment in his attempts to comprehend basic mechanics and female...
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Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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