Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
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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.

Monday, November 16, 2015

1964 Dodge Custom 880 Hardtop! Wagon

From the era when Detroit got bold and edited out the B pillar. This wagon is for sale; find it at Jalopy Journal. Below from the seller:
1964 Dodge Custom 880 Hardtop Station Wagon
· 383 V-8, 305hp, 2 Barrel
· TorqueFlite 3 speed Automatic Transmission Featuring Push-Button Controls
· Power Steering, Power Brakes
· Rare Dual Air Conditioning
· Power Windows, Power Rear Window, Power Seat- All Work Great!
· Original “Astrophonic All Transistor” AM Radio- Works Great!
· Recent Brake Job with NEW Master Cylinder and Power Booster
· New’er’ Shocks, Front End Bushings, Leaf Springs and Bushings, Muffler & Tailpipe
· NEW Wheel Vintiques 15x7 Chrome Reverse Wheels with NEW Tires
This car runs and drives absolutely amazing and cruises at 70 MPH all day long. I have a large binder full of service records dating back to the late 80’s as well as an original owner’s manual and service manual.

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