Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
Eagle Nest, New Mexico. “People like to drive because driving is actually and symbolically an almost perfect mechanism for escape…there is probably no human being who does not have troubles, real or imagined, from which he at times feels the need to flee.” George R. Stewart.


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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 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.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

from Turkey :The Lowrider Renault, The Istanbul Fargo, & The Lycian Coast Chevrolet C10

from Michael Moore, travelling in Turkey:
"..and, rarity, an Istanbul lowrider...

"Also from Istanbul, a variation on your beloved Fargo [note Chrysler penta on the grille]:

"But...wait for it!  [and dig it!] ...down along the Lycian Coast at a remote seaside resort opposite Gemiler Adasi, this one... 

"Yep [but how?  But WHY?]  1964 Chevrolet lovingly customized 4x4 stepside  shortbed...WTF?...

"Well, there it was."-MSM

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