The Age of Hot Rods: Essays on Rods, Custom Cars and Their Drivers from the 1950s to Today

The Age of Hot Rods: Essays on Rods, Custom Cars and Their Drivers from the 1950s to Today

By: Albert Drake (author)Paperback

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A hot rod enthusiast and builder since the early 1950s, Albert "Bud" Drake has experienced rod and custom car culture to the fullest. This collection of his columns from Rod Action and Goodguys Gazette over the past quarter century, also incorporating several unpublished pieces, offers a wealth of historical information and insights. The colorful writing illuminates the people, machines, movies and cultural events that shaped hot rod culture.

About Author

Albert Drake is professor emeritus of English at Michigan State University. He has written widely in automotive magazines and is also the author of a dozen books. A hot rodder since 1951, he lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786434046
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 207
  • ID: 9780786434046
  • ISBN10: 078643404X

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