Sleeping Beauties USA: Abandoned Classic Cars & Trucks

Sleeping Beauties USA: Abandoned Classic Cars & Trucks

by Bjoern Marek
     
 

Sleeping Beauties USA honors rusted and forgotten automotive treasures that have been found parked alongside the highways of America, waiting to be discovered again. Rather than showcasing typically brilliant, highly rebuilt show queens, the book instead explores the transience and inherent beauty of a car’s life, captured through stunning and evocative

Overview

Sleeping Beauties USA honors rusted and forgotten automotive treasures that have been found parked alongside the highways of America, waiting to be discovered again. Rather than showcasing typically brilliant, highly rebuilt show queens, the book instead explores the transience and inherent beauty of a car’s life, captured through stunning and evocative photography.

Editorial Reviews

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Lying besides highways, in creeks and behind barns, some are haunting, some melancholy, while some look tantalizingly recoverable." – Classic Cars"

If you like abandoned wrecks and striking scenery, then this book, printed in full color on art paper, seems good value for the price." – The Automobile

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845843465
Publisher:
Veloce Publishing
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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"Lying besides highways, in creeks and behind barns, some are haunting, some melancholy, while some look tantalizingly recoverable." – Classic Cars
 "If you like abandoned wrecks and striking scenery, then this book, printed in full color on art paper, seems good value for the price." – The Automobile
 

Meet the Author

For more than 12 years, Bjoern Marek has worked as an automotive journalist for magazines like Europe's Print-Magazine No. 1, focusing on American cars and trucks. He has traveled to the USA more than 20 times, and has published several automotive books, covering such marques as the VW Golf, Ford Capri, Citroen DS, and General Motors' concept cars. He is 34 years old and lives in Dortmund, Germany.

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