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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Stephen King, when interviewed for an article called Reading While Famous, named Felsen as one of four authors who most influenced him when he was young.
The movie starred the Academy Award-nominated actor Nick Gregorr in his last role before his untimely death. Felsen was a prolific author. Don McNay rated it really liked it Mar 03, Title He’s in Submarines Now. He wrote the screenplay for one of his books, Fever Heat originally written under the pen name Angus Vicker. I read them in the early 80’s. To ask other fdlsen questions about Hot Rodplease sign up.
Showing of 46 reviews. Street Rod General Fiction May Henry Gregor Felsen,and author of some three dozen books, is best known for his six books about teens and their cars, written in the ‘s. While it worked for Bud, others weren’t as fortunate.
Stephen King, among others, has also cited the book and it’s author Henry Gregor Felsen a major youth inspiration. He’s In Submarines Now: After WWII, cars felsne more accessible, and teens were now hitting the roads for excitement. Author Henry Gregor Felsen. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. It seemed like high drama and romance. These words were splashed across the cover of Hot Rod, warning readers.
They had the strong moral story of tragedy. Set up a giveaway.
Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Felsen spent much of the last two decades of his life traveling.
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The book of course was well written and loved it when I was in 4th grade, and love it even still!!! Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. A couple of horrific wrecks make greegor question his need for speed.
While it worked for Bud, hennry weren’t as fortunate. I can only vaguely remember them these days but I know I enjoyed them and that was a good age to read them. View all 7 comments. I admit I got a cheap thrill out of LaVerne’s bad end.
After war service with the Marine Corpsduring which he edited the Corps magazine Leatherneck and also wrote magazine articles while stationed in the Pacific, he returned to Iowa where he lived for most of the rest of his life.
His idea grefor to “drive your way out” of any trouble. Browse Related Browse Related.
He claimed that “I was years ahead of my time to approach and explore these topics in literature aimed at the young reader. May 22, Sabur76 rated it it benry ok. This page was last updated: Written inthis book gives an historical look at the dangers of teens and reckless driving. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
Mar 24, Rosa rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a book about teen-agers, driving, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and cars built from scratch.
I read this book when I was in the fifth grade. It might be a good read for teens today.
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He is also credited with one screenplay, the film Fever Heatbased on his novel of the same name which had been published under the pen name of Angus Felaen. It’s a strange combination of exploitation style pulp, morality plays and ‘Blood on the Windshield’ style drivers education films. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Rag Top previously published as: Right from the start it becomes obvious this is a story with a moral regarding driving.
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Cook Publishing Company, he hired Felsen as a staff writer. I enjoyed this book thoroughly when I read it at the age of 15, but it grego impress me as much now. Great book that captures an era of Americana that is o My brother introduced this book to me in High School.
Do kids get hung up like cars today? That sent me on a marathon of reading car books and Hot Rod Magazine,which for some reason was in heney grade school library.
Aug 10, Mo rated it liked it. I was Bud Crayne.