The Explosion Of The Radiator Hose

Author: Jean Rolin
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 156478648X
Size: 33.83 MB
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The Explosion Of The Radiator Hose. Fiction, autobiography, travel narrative, “gonzo” journalism, and historiography are all parts of Rolin’s rollicking narrative.

The Explosion Of The Radiator Hose French Literature Series

Author: Jean Rolin
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
ISBN: 156478648X
Size: 69.29 MB
Format: PDF
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The Explosion Of The Radiator Hose French Literature Series . Fiction, autobiography, travel narrative, “gonzo” journalism, and historiography are all parts of Rolin’s rollicking narrative. In this nominally true story of an epic, transcontinental road trip, Jean Rolin travels to Africa from darkest France, accompanying a battered Audi to its new life as a taxi to be operated by the family of a Congolese security guard. The ghost of Joseph Conrad haunts Rolin’s journey, as do memories of his expatriate youth in Kinshasa in the early 1960s—but no less present are W. G. Sebald and Marcel Proust, who are the guiding lights for Rolin’s sensual and digressive attack upon history: his own as well as the world’s. By turns comic, lyrical, gruesome, and humane, The Explosion of the Radiator Hose is a one-of-a-kind travelogue, and no less an exploration of what it means to be human in a life of perpetual exile and migration.

Drowning Tucson

Author: Aaron Michael Morales
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566892694
Size: 75.66 MB
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Drowning Tucson. "Morales wrestles with nothing less than the parameters of the human soul."--Luis Alberto Urrea Set in Tucson’s toughest neighborhoods during the late 1980s, this explosive debut follows the disintegration of the Nuñez family and the people whose paths they cross. From crooked cops to prostitutes plying their trade along the "Miracle Mile," each person's destiny is linked by crushing poverty, the brutal codes of the street, and the harsh nature of the desert. In this place of drought and flood, "civilization" is every bit as dangerous as its surroundings. Fast-paced and unrelenting, each chapter draws the reader in with the first line and doesn't let go until the heartrending finale. Like a southwest version of HBO's The Wire, this riveting novel is an episodic portrait of a desperate, violent America, populated by characters as lethal as they are sympathetic. Genuinely relevant and never gratuitous, Morales writes about the side of humanity that society fears and ignores. Without judgment, he portrays the lives of young gangbangers, despondent mothers, gay teenage runaways, corrupt preachers, twisted pedophiles, murderous vigilantes, and broken families--all just trying to get by. Born in 1976, Aaron Michael Morales grew up in Tucson. At age ten, he became a paperboy for the Arizona Daily Star and since then his jobs have ranged from working in a car parts factory to bartending in Chicago's Oak Park neighborhood. He currently teaches writing and literature at Indiana State University and is working on his second novel.

Chilton S Auto Repair Manual 1981 1988

Author: Chilton Book Company
Publisher: W G Nichols Pub
ISBN: 9780801977701
Size: 80.30 MB
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Chilton S Auto Repair Manual 1981 1988. Documents specifications, repairs, and servicing procedures for individual models, and provides information on component repair and overhaul

Automotive Engines Diagnosis Repair Rebuilding

Author: Tim Gilles
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285441745
Size: 25.35 MB
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Automotive Engines Diagnosis Repair Rebuilding. This complete textbook provides detailed content on the theory of operation, diagnosis, repair, and rebuilding of automotive engines. In addition to essential technical expertise, the text helps users develop the skills and knowledge they need for professional success, including critical thinking and awareness of key industry trends and practices. The text emphasizes universal repair techniques and case histories based on real-world scenarios to prepare users for careers in the field. Instructor resources include lesson plans, customizable lab sheets that address NATEF Standards, a customizable test bank with questions based on chapter content, presentations in PowerPoint, and more. Now updated with new, full-color images and information on the latest trends, tools, and technology—including hybrid engines and high-performance components—AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES: DIAGNOSIS, REPAIR, REBUILDING, Seventh Edition, is the ideal resource for automotive programs who want a complete teaching package for their Engines course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Automotive Service Inspection Maintenance Repair

Author: Tim Gilles
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305445937
Size: 41.94 MB
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Automotive Service Inspection Maintenance Repair. Featuring three new chapters on hybrid and electric vehicles, this fully updated 5th edition of AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE: INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in a range of automotive careers. Known for its clear explanations and high quality art, this best-selling text covers all eight major course areas of automotive technology, from an introduction to shop management to theories of vehicle systems operations with step-by-step procedures for trouble shooting and repair. Technically reviewed by instructors and industry experts and reflecting the latest NATEF Automobile Program Standards, this edition is ideal for students enrolled in NATEF-accredited programs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chilton S Import Car Repair Manual 1980 1987

Publisher: Chilton Book Co
ISBN: 9780801976728
Size: 45.94 MB
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Chilton S Import Car Repair Manual 1980 1987. Chilton's Perennial Edition Service Manuals contain repair and maintenance information for all major systems that may not be available elsewhere. They include repair and overhaul procedures, thousands of illustrations, and troubleshooting. This 1987 Import Manual offers a wide range of repair information on imported cars from 1980 to 1987.

A Hole In Our Lives Forever

Author: D.M. Freemantle
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465300066
Size: 26.29 MB
Format: PDF
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A Hole In Our Lives Forever. This book is a collection of true stories revolving around a group of Rhodesian National servicemen from intake 147 and about our experiences in the army. It is also about a journey of self discovery and reconnecting with old comrades. The original intent was to preserve the stories of my life in Rhodesia for my children but has developed into a means of helping to heal the mental scaring that the traumas of war have inflfl icted on us and to understand the impact post traumatic stress disorder has on us and our wives and families.


Author: Eric Chevillard
Publisher: Archipelago
ISBN: 1935744119
Size: 21.41 MB
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Palafox. Eric Chevillard’s visionary play of word and thought has been compared to the work of Beckett, Michaux, and Pinget, yet the universe he spins is utterly his own. Palafox (Editions de Minuit, 1990), Chevillard’s third novel of eleven, explores the ecosystem of an unclassifiable yet enchanting protean creature, Palafox. A team of experts armed with degrees of higher learning is determined to label, train, baptize, and realize the elusive creature, while Palafox effortlessly and wordlessly defies them all.