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.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

International Harvester Scout 800A

From Reid Cunningham in Newport NH.  "Lots of trucks have had their manufacturer stamped on the tailgate, but I can't recall others with the model also stamped.  The Scouts have had a big run up in price, like most of the older SUV's.  A quick search says this is the 800A, with the slant 4 (196), or either of the V8's (266 or 304). While I couldn't tell what engine this one has, I like the half a V8 slant 4 so I am hoping that is what resides under the hood. "  

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