Fast Cars, Cool Rides

Fast Cars, Cool Rides

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Drawing on interviews with over 100 young men and women, and five years of research, the author explores the fast-paced world of kids and their cars. She reveals a world where cars have incredible significance for kids, as a means of transportation and thereby freedom to come and go, as status symbols and as a means to express their identities.Trevor now has a black Ford Mustang GT, a car with considerable power, especially following various engine modifications. ... in the following example drawn from one of the countless electronic bulletin boards organized around street racing.

Title:Fast Cars, Cool Rides
Author:Amy L. Best
Publisher:NYU Press - 2006


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