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Terry Cook's - I was There Volume I - Bench Racing Tales from the 60's & 70's

Terry Cook's - I was There Volume I - Bench Racing Tales from the 60's & 70's

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Terry Cook's - I was There Volume I - Bench Racing Tales from the 60's & 70's | Signed by the Author

70’s Chester, NJ — Terry Cook, controversial former Editor of Car Craft and Hot Rod Magazines and Turtle Wrangler of Car and Driver, introduces his two volume I WAS THERE pair of 120 page books. Packed with more than 150 short stories they wouldn’t let me tell in the magazines with 200 photos, Volume 1: Grumpy Jenkins, Carl Olson, Sneaky Pete Robinson, Von Dutch, prankster TV Tommy Ivo, Hunter S. Thompson, Art Arfons, Jungle Jim Lieberman, Cha Cha Muldowney, Steve Gibbs, Joe the Fonz Carloni, Danny Ongias, Benny Osborne, Tony Feil, Pete Van Iderstein, William Jeanes and Wally Parks.

Dozens of wacky stories like the time my dad called the police on me, panic the night I sold my Scrape Zephyr, Frank Sinatra’s Facel Vega, Larry Shinoda and the silver bullet, Lions drag strip was Mecca, antics in Australia, how not to get people’s attention, the dumbest thing I ever did, the Ant Farm, redneck pickup in Arkansas, the first hot rod I ever saw plus never before told behind the scenes antics by Car & Driver Editor Bob Brown and Hot Rod Editor Jeff Smith.


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