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"It's Not Your Fault Carroll Shelby" By Chris Brooke
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This is the true story of my dad's 1965 Shelby GT 350. He brought it home on my twelfth birthday and I was privileged to drive it for 40 to 50 thousand miles. I had gotten the car and myself into a... More > lot of trouble as I was hot rodding all over the LA and Ventura landscape. I met Mr. Shelby at the Reno Air Races when he was with Barron Hilton. The first meeting I could not explain how much his car had meant to me so I went home and started writing. The initial letter he read and signed and took the rest of my manuscript to read later. Steve Fossett disappeared the following year preventing me from catching up to Mr. Shelby at the races and things happenned the next two years so now I will never know in his own words what he thought first hand. I get into some Moto Cross history and some of the Malibu jobs as well as the surfing that occurred back then. This is a fun read and I hope you enjoy!!!! CB< Less
THE TALE OF THOMAS THIXENDALE By Mavis Brown, Ian Durrant
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It is 1492. Twelve-year-old Thomas Thixendale’s parents had abandoned him shortly after the death of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. Thomas has memories of being in great danger... More > and a strong feeling that he was not born to serfdom. Baron Hilton, the cruel Lord of the Manor, returned to Wharram Percy after the Civil War and now has a fiendish scheme to be rid of his peasant tenants. Tom is determined to thwart him as all is not what it seems. He travels to York with the parish priest, Father Michael, to enlist the help of Sir George Percy, second cousin to the powerful 5th Earl of Northumberland. 'The Tale of Thomas Thixendale' is a light hearted historical story which is based upon real characters and events during Henry VII's reign. It is set in the medieval village of Wharram Percy, in the Yorkshire Wolds of England, which was abandoned by 1506 due to the introduction of sheep farming. Black and white illustrations. A glossary includes medieval words and Yorkshire dialect.< Less