Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout; Or, The Speediest Car on the Road

Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout; Or, The Speediest Car on the Road

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by Victor Appleton
     
 

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"Father," exclaimed Tom Swift, looking up from a paper he was reading, "I think I can win that prize!"
"What prize is that?" inquired the aged inventor, gazing away from a drawing of a complicated machine, and pausing in his task of making some intricate calculations. "You don't mean to say, Tom, that you're going to have a try for a government prize for a

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"Father," exclaimed Tom Swift, looking up from a paper he was reading, "I think I can win that prize!"
"What prize is that?" inquired the aged inventor, gazing away from a drawing of a complicated machine, and pausing in his task of making some intricate calculations. "You don't mean to say, Tom, that you're going to have a try for a government prize for a submarine, after all."
"No, not a submarine prize, dad," and the youth laughed. "Though our Advance would take the prize away from almost any other under-water boat, I imagine. No, it's another prize I'm thinking about."
"What do you mean?"
"Well, I see by this paper that the Touring Club of America has offered three thousand dollars for the speediest electric car. The tests are to come off this fall, on a new and specially built track on Long Island, and it's to be an endurance contest for twenty-four hours, or a race for distance, they haven't yet decided. But I'm going to have a try for it, dad, and, besides winning the prize, I think I'll take Andy Foger down a peg.

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ISBN-13:
9781517315047
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
09/11/2015
Pages:
76
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.16(d)

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