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From inside the book. Mar 24, Rosa rated it really liked it Shelves: He got his start writing detective stories in with Darrell Huff, an editor at Look. Felsen was questioned about his membership in the Communist Party.

Henry Gregor Felsen

The books geegor to offer advice and convey real situations in a plain and straightforward manner. Great book that captures an era of Americana that is only partially captured in movies such as American Graffiti.

Even then, I found the writing to be simplistic, cliche-ridden and not at all challenging. He wrote about 60 books, many of them moralistically exploring the evils of drugssexism and racism.

It is an easy read and will capture their interest. Interesting to read about the cultural differences from the 50s and now.


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One person found this helpful. Top Authors in Historical. Add all three to Cart Add all three ehnry List. And when the motor roared to life, Woody knew he had to have it-no matter what he had to do to get it Here is the action-packed n Felsen spent the next two-and-a-half years in the U.

Link knew how to get back at Kern He so captured the era, and the relationship of teens and their cars, that he earned the nickname There was a problem filtering reviews right now. People grego expect this book to mean what it did when they were kids are idiots.

His car became his family. Right from the start it becomes obvious this is a story with a moral regarding driving. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. I supposed if Bud were a kid today, he’d be a geek.

After war service with the Marine Corps, during 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 his life.

I was living in a small rural community and really looking forward to getting my learners permit. Jul 28, Lucky rated it liked it. Dec 23, Henry Brown rated it liked it Shelves: Bud Crayne was proud to be the wildest, most reckless driver on hwnry road.


Hot Rod by Henry Gregor Felsen

Great book,I think I read this once back in the 60’s,nice to read it again. The run to Trendon is breathtaking and riveting.

Anyone for Cub Scouts? Bud Crayne was the typical tough guy with a chip on his shoulder. He dropped out after the start of his junior year when he could no longer earn enough money to pay for tuition and living expenses. Felsen is the only writer I ever heard of who had an office downtown where he wrote everyday I first read Hot Rod when I was in 7th grade.

They struggled through the Depression years. I even picked up a few driving techniques. I enjoyed it then and reread it about 20 years ago and enjoyed it then, but it did not have the impact on me then that it did when I was a high school student. But what I was not aware of, the author of this book was from Des Moines, Iowa.