Driving Like Crazy Thirty Years of Vehicular Hell-Bending, Celebrating America the Way It's Supposed To Be ? With an Oil Well in Every Backyard, a Cadillac Escalade in Every Carport, and the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Mowing Our Lawn

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/11/2010
  • Publisher: Grove Press

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Spanning 30 years, this collection chronicles famed humorist and gearhead P.J. O'Rourke's love affair with the automobile from mid-20th century to now, from heyday to sickbay.

Author Biography

P. J. O'Rourke is the author of thirteen books, including Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance, both of which were #1 New York Times best sellers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: The End of the American Carp. xv
How to Drive Fast on Drugs While Getting Your Wing-Wang Squeezed and Not Spill Your Drinkp. 1
How to Drive Fast When the Drugs Are Mostly Lipitor, the Wing-Wang Needs More Squeezing Than It Used to Before It Gets the Idea, and Spilling Your Drink Is No Problem if You Keep the Sippy Cups from When Your Kids Were Toddlers and Leave the Baby Seat in the Back Seat so that When You Get Pulled Over You Look Like a Perfectly Innocent Grandparentp. 13
Sgt. Dynaflo's Last Patrolp. 27
NASCAR was Discovered By Mep. 49
The Rolling Organ Donors Motorcycle Clubp. 59
"Come On Over to My House-We're Gonna Jump off the Roof!"p. 77
A Test of Men and Machines That We Flunkedp. 101
A Better Land Than Thisp. 109
Getting Wreckedp. 131
Keep Your Eyes Off the Roadp. 145
Comparative Jeepology 101p. 161
Taking My Baby for a Ridep. 175
ReinCARnationp. 187
The Geezers' Grand Prixp. 215
Call for a New National Parkp. 227
A Ride to the Funny in a Special Needs Station Wagon Complete with Booby Hatchp. 233
Big Lovep. 245
The Other End of the American Carp. 251
Interviewp. 259
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