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1.
Manifold Destiny : The One, the Only, Guide to Cooking on Your Car Engine!
by Chris Maynard, et al


Villard Books
Paperback - 144 pages
Reprint edition (August 1998)

$7.96
$1.99

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
How many miles does it take to braise a fish fillet? Should you use your exhaust manifold or your valve cover for a pork tenderloin? Were Jaguars really designed with veal scallopini in mind?
        In the new revised and expanded Manifold Destiny, Chris... Read more

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If I'm a Stay-At-Home Mom, Why Am I Always in the Car : Baby Blues 11 Scrapbook (Baby Blues 11 Scrapbook)
by Rick Kirkman, Jerry Scott


Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 128 pages
(April 1999)

$7.96
$1.99

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4.5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, July 20, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
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I'm a Baby Blues reader. I've read every book twice at least. This is no doubt the best one Read more

 


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Bug Tales : The 99 Most Hilarious, Outrageous and Touching Tributes Ever Compiled About the Car that Became a Cultural Icon
by Gabriella Jacobs, Paul A. Klebahn


Oval Window Pr Inc
Mass Market Paperback - 256 pages
(March 22, 1999)




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5 out of 5 stars
Ed McClanahan, author of 'The Natural Man", "Famous People I Have Known," "A Congress of Wonders", and "My Vita, If You Will; The Uncollected Ed McClanahan"
"My fouth and, alas final VW, a road-weary but intrepid old red '86 microbus I called the McClanavan, was memorialized by none other than R. Crumb himself on the jacket of my 1985 autobiography "Famous People I Have Known". Every story in "Bug Tales" calls to mind a hatful of my own stories about... Read more

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Amnesia Moon
by Jonathan Lethem


St. Martin's Press
Paperback
(September 1996)




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3 out of 5 stars
A funny post-apocalyptic road noir tale of Chaos, who lives in an abandoned projection booth at the Multiplex in Hatfork, Wyoming, and his journey to find the truth at the heart of his own American nightmare. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more

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In Our Humble Opinion : Car Talk's Click and Clack Rant and Rave
by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi


Perigee
Hardcover - 224 pages
(May 2000)

$13.96


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Outrageous rants and raves from the outraged hosts of "NPR's most popular non-news show." (New York Times)

This madcap collection of original rants, raves, musings, and declarations from the hosts of the enormously popular NPR show, Car Talk, addresses a variety of topics from politics and computer... Read more

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Red Green Talks Cars : A Love Story
by Steve Smith, et al


Prima Pub (P)
Paperback - 128 pages
(July 1997)
$11.00
$8.80
$2.20

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Viewers are snapping up this quirky spin-off from The New Red Green Show, the hit PBS spoof of handyman programs. This duct-taped tie-in to the show applies Red's low-brow handyman "expertise" to cars. It's illustrated with determinedly amateurish sketches and strung together with one-line jokes and... Read more

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Car Talk Fathers : Why You Should Never Listen to Your Father When It Comes to Cars
by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi


Soundelux Audio Pub
Audio CD
(October 1999)


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Bill Cosby
"I love Car Talk. Any time that I try to fix my car and it still doesn't work--I hold Tom and Ray responsible." Read more

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Car Talk Fathers : Why You Should Never Listen to Your Father When It Comes to Cars
by Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi


Soundelux Audio Pub
Audio Cassette
(October 1999)


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Bill Cosby
"I love Car Talk. Any time that I try to fix my car and it still doesn't work--I hold Tom and Ray responsible." Read more

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Driving for Idiots
by Leigh Anne Jasheway, Patty Rice (Editor)


Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 112 pages
(September 1997)
+ $1.85 special surcharge
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Avg. Customer Review:
1 out of 5 stars
nachum, December 2, 1999 1 out of 5 stars
Written by an Idiot for Idiots
The best that can be said about this book is that it is the weakest effort at humor ever achieved. This potboiler should have a warning label stating that it is not for a serious reader in search of any kind of learning or information about driving. The author's name appears on every alternate page.... Read more

 


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Speed Week
by S. V. Date


Putnam Pub Group (T)
Hardcover - 228 pages
(May 1999)

$16.06
$6.89

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4 out of 5 stars
St. Petersburg Times, Aug. 15, 1999
"S.V. Date is the latest graduate of the Carl Hiaasen School of Florida Novel Writing, and Speed Week suggests he's among the star pupils.... His plot charges like one of those Daytona racers, and he has the warped sense of humor required to bring Daytona to tacky life. Speed Week is one swift... Read more

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Dirt Bike Chronicles
by Wally Klammer


Daryl Wayne Publications
Paperback - 164 pages
(December 1, 1997)


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Larry Tate, Inside Motorcycles, November 1998
Anyone who's ever had any sort of off-road disaster or highly embarrassing moment-which is to say, anyone who's ever ridden off-road-will no doubt find something familiar and something to smile at in this book. And if you're not an off-road rider, you may be tempted to start. Read more

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The Buckets : Car Trips and Other Living Hells
by Scott Stantis


Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 128 pages
(October 1997)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, June 1, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Hilarious! So funny, and so true!
The Buckets are a great family... and somehow they go through the same experiences that my own family does! We can see ourselves in the characters, it's scary! This is a terrific book that we all enjoy. Wild, wacky, and also sweet. I can't wait to get the next book from this brilliant cartoonist -... Read more

 


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A Bartender's View of Life - All the Things They Didn't Teach in School. Bonus Feature: How to Buy a Used Car
by Walt Coffey


Leathers Publishing
Paperback - 148 pages
0 edition (August 1, 1997)
$5.75

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Book Description
Over 100 humorous sayings dealing with daily life. Written and collected by Walt Coffey, founder and owner of three Longbranch Steakhouse Saloons in Kansas City. This compilation of hilarious saloon signs is street-wise, clean, concise. Walt adds his own witty observations to each saying. Each book... Read more

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The Book of Stock Car Wisdom : Common Sense and Uncommon Genius from 101 Stock Car Greats ('Wisdom Of' Series)
by Criswell Freeman


Walnut Grove Pr
Paperback - 153 pages
(December 1996)

$5.56
$1.39

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How to Tell If You're a Real Race Fan: A Guidebook for Stock Car Fans
by Jim McCulloch, Raid Ahmad (Illustrator)


Stonebrook Pub.
Paperback - 80 pages
(July 1996)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Midwest Book Review
The humor in this arrives just in time for the height of sports car racing season: here stock car fans receive cartoons which are simple and whimsical parodies of the race car fan's psyche and inclinations. Read more

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Don't Make Me Stop This Car [ABRIDGED]
by Al Roker


Simon & Schuster (Audio)
Audio CD
Abridged edition (June 2000)
$23.50
$18.80
$4.70

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5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Al Roker, the genial weatherman on NBC's top-rated Today show, has written a book that reads like a long chat over coffee. Light and involving, Don't Make Me Stop This Car talks frankly about fertility problems, parenting, divorce, adoption, and... 'toons. It turns out that Roker's a cartoon... Read more

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Stock Car Legends : The Laughs, Practical Jokes and Fun Stories from Racing's Greats!
by Ronda Jackson Martin


Premium Press America
Paperback - 118 pages
Reprint edition (October 1996)
+ $1.85 special surcharge
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Sharing the Road with Idiots
by Bob Glickman, et al


CCC Publications
Paperback - 103 pages
(October 1993)

$5.59
$1.40

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19.   It's Hard to Look Cool When Your Car's Full of Sheep : Tales from the Back Forty
by Roger Pond


Pine Forest Pub
Paperback
(September 1989)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
John Carter , October 24, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Love Roger Pond's Humor
Growing up in a small town like the author, I can relate to his stories. A great storyteller, Pond captures your attention, leading you down one path, only to pack a joke not seen coming. Thanks for the short reads... Read more

 


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Lost Romance Ranch (Route 66 Romantic Comedy Series)
by Annie Jones


Waterbrook Pr
Paperback - 256 pages
1 Ed edition (May 16, 2000)

$5.56
$1.39

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Dear Reader, There are some folks who say that Route 66 no longer exists. But for those of us who love it, the old highway that "winds from Chicago to L.A." is more alive, more meaningful, and more romantic today than it has ever been. In much the same way, sometimes a couple believes that a... Read more

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Save Me, I Fell in the Car Pool: Help, Hope, and Humor for Drowning Moms
by Nancy Moser


Servant Publications
Paperback - 190 pages
(January 1998)
$4.97 + $2.35 special surcharge
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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Susan Titus Osborn, Editor, The Christian Communicator
"Nancy Moser fills her stories with words of wisdom. She reminds us that as we provide for our children, God provides for us, and in return he expects our love. Mothers of every age will enjoy these heartwarming stories." Read more

22.   The Dog Ate My Car Keys : And Other Great Excuses Not to Go to Work
by Sherrie Weaver


Great Quotations
Paperback
(April 1995)
+ $1.85 special surcharge
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23.   You Had To Be There
by Joe E. Martin, Jon Wardell (Illustrator)


You Had To Be There Publications
Paperback - 64 pages
(October 28, 1999)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Subtle and sometimes irreverent look at the mishaps of Joe E. Martin Driving instructor. This collection will not only take you back and tickle your funny bone, but will hopefully rekindle forgotten rules of the road. The younger diver experiences many of these situations first hand. Read more

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Joys and Sorrows of an Automobilist
by Walter H. James, et al


Earth Heart
Paperback - 63 pages
(October 1992)


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Maine Sunday Telegram, 11/29/92
"(This book) though written in 1918, captures the essence of everyone's relationship to the automobile. Indeed, this slender monograph proves a jaunty delight from page one." Read more

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"I Didn't Want to Pay for a Rent-A-Car"
by Daniel S. Dechi


1st Books Library
Paperback - 259 pages
(December 1996)
$15.55

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"I Didn't Want to Pay for a Rent-a-Car" offers a creative work of fiction that interweaves ingredients of humor, fantasy and expressive characterizations into a descriptive narrative. Revolving around the antics of two friends, Myron and Eugene, the saga unfolds as the two decide to take a car trip... Read more

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