British car drivers ... students of human nature ... anglophiles ...
and any and all
who love to read.
brilliant collection of
tasty short stories about humanity, as observed in the realms of
driving, repairing, and
loving British cars.
Some of the stars are the inimitable Buy-Eye (frog-eye) Sprite, the
Jaguar XK120, Triumph TR4, Austin-Healey 3000 triple-carb, and Land
Other parts are played by the split-window VW bus, Nash Ambassador and
Austin sedans, Jaguar sedans, a Norton morotcycle, an experimental
airplane, and others.
We'll travel the Arizona deserts, California mountains, and all the way
to the East Coast. Settings range from Berkeley, California,
remote ghost towns to thunderstorms.
currently in print, and can be purchased
from the usual suspects: Borders,
Amazon, Tattered Cover, but also from the publisher directly,
Virtual Book Worm.
Here's a Recent review
by Julie at Anglotopia.net
About the author: Alan Cowan runs Falconworks,
a small British-Car repair and
fabrication shop. He has driven British sports cars and sedans for
decades, logging over a million miles. He also has spent a lot of time
off-road exploring the deserts in his '66 Land Rover, and testing
twisting roads on vintage British and Italian motorcycles.
Now he now
makes engine parts for, and flys prewar airplanes too.
paperback. a treasure to have, even in the toolbox.
ISBN 978-1-60264-814-2. © Copyright 2011, Alan Cowan