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A great book when I first read it in and still a great read now especailly from a historical point of view.
Henry Gregor Felsen
I would recommend this book to any high school age young man that has an interest in cars, going fast, driving well and enjoys to read. Crash Club General Fiction Jun “In the car-crazed youth culture of the s and early s, no figure was more important than the writer Henry Gregor Felsen.
There was a problem filtering reviews right gregoe. Fever Heat by Henry Gregor Felsen. The cars and some of the rules change. I searched for this book for years, and finally, I have a copy to read again. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Adults cursed him, while teens admired him. When the 60th aniversary edition was published with an intro by Felsen’s daughter Holly FelsenWelch, I knew I had to get it.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Whatever happened to America’s love affair with the car? I read them in the early 80’s. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Browse Related Browse Related. In my circle of semi-Beatnik Southern California street racers, for instance, his novels were were read and re-read until Wlbjr rated it it was amazing Mar 06, A couple of horrific wrecks make him question his need for speed. Skip to main content.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. See all 46 reviews. All amounts are in US funds. After struggling financially during the Depression, Felsen sold nine books and hundreds of stories in his first eighteen months of full-time freelance writing in the early s.
Many horrific accidents occurred all over the country. Boys new to car-lust will enjoy it. He attended the University of Iowa for two years, where he met his first wife Penny, from whom he was later divorced. The story itself and the writing is grwgor or below formula pulp relying heavily on pop-culture and current gregog in a sad attempt to make it relevant but the humor is greatly compounded if one realizes that much of the ‘technical’ info regarding the actual mechanics of autos is complete gibberish and from time This book is horrible, but at the same time oh so good.
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Even then, I found the writing to be simplistic, cliche-ridden and not at all challenging. It’s a morality tale.
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Still, what a great read for young readers, especially for boys who would all be into hotrods if they know what they are! Felsen spent the next two-and-a-half years in the U. Written inthis book gives an historical look at the dangers of teens and reckless driving. Then came a horrible accident and a lesson learned much too late. University of Hehry Press, My thoughts on this book are influenced by the fact that I read it at age 15 about 40 years ago.
I have noticed that the author seems to have written a long series of books that all look to felsn some form of morality play Set up a giveaway.
Virgil Kern, Dellville’s new cop, had nothing but comtempt for Link, and had no problem roughing him up. He taught part-time at Drake University —and in left Iowa to spend his remaining years travelling. Refresh and try again.
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I think it is a 5 star book. Paperbackpages. Author Henry Gregor Felsen. This project has been completed by Ho Published by Bantam first published June I loved cars and working on cars then, and just like the main character I went on to study engineering in college because of this book. Write a customer review. The spine may show signs of wear. He wrote both under his own name and a title under the pen name of Angus Vicker. He dropped out after the start of his junior year when he could no longer earn enough hnry to pay for tuition and living expenses.