- Brooklin, Maine, United States
- We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and a 1986 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of 1997 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 28 years--we're recycling. I've published 3 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), THE O'BRIENS (2012), and CARRY ME (2016). Also 2 short story collections: NIGHT DRIVING(1987) and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my literary life is at www.peterbehrens.org I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'm an adjunct professor at Colorado College and in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2015-16 I was a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Autoliterate office is in Car Talk Plaza in Harvard Square, 2 floors above Dewey Cheatem & Howe. SUBSCRIBE TO THE AUTOLITERATE DAILY EMAIL by hitting the button to the right.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15: Marfa & Maine
The big story of the week here is the release of the truck from its winter storage in a barn--actually, it has been locked up since we left for The Netherlands last August. A 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15, with a Chevrolet tailgate. Charged the battery yesterday. Today she fired up with a snort and rumble. Maybe I'll post some photographs tomorrow. Here are a few from Texas, where we found the truck sitting in Bee Pierce's lot one morning, a few years back. She was originally sold by Casner Motors in Marfa, Texas in 1975 and spent most of her life in Presidio County...
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