On the 7th Day God Created the Chevrolet

On the 7th Day God Created the Chevrolet

by Sylvia Wilkinson

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Tom Pate can't leave the family farm behind fast enough. Drag racing his candy-apple-red 1955 Chevy Bel Air is just the first step in a journey that will lead him far from home in his search for a bigger track, a better ride, and a better, faster future. Tom's younger brother Zack tries desperately to keep up with this man whose talent involves leaving people behind. Set in the 1960s--with racial tensions running high and Vietnam War starting to make demands on the lives of young men--On the 7th Day God Created the Chevrolet is a story that pits the safe haven of farm and family against a young man's best shot at glory.

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ISBN-13: 9781616202361
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 424
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Sylvia Wilkinson is the author of five previous novels and a series of racing books for young readers. She is also the author of two nonfiction books on racing. She was born and raised in North Carolina.

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On the 7th Day God Created the Chevrolet 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She has talent as a writer and knows, or researched some history on car racing in its infancy. Just not at all what I was expecting in a book of this title. Some strange twists and turns that left me thinking if I was even reading the same book as the one I had started. I was left confused and disappointed.
Guest More than 1 year ago
After read this book I think some people who automobile racing wish on the 7th day he would have really created the Chervolet and I think some NASCAR fan would love to peel rubber on the road of this book.