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Golden Miles

Sex, speed and the Australian muscle car

Clinton Walker

Golden Miles
Golden Miles is a book about cars, people and Australia in the late 60s and early 70s. With the energy and irreverent humour of a fanzine, the acuity of investigative journalism, and the eye of an art book, this new, expanded edition of Golden Miles explores the archetypal product of Australian suburbia - the muscle car.

Praise for Golden Miles:
'... absorbing and enlightening.' - Judy Herbert, Advocate

'A rambling journey that's provocative and lavishly illustrated ... as much for pop culture lovers as rev heads.' - Sydney Morning Herald

Clinton Walker is a writer Sydney's Sun-Herald has called 'our best chronicler of Australian grass-roots culture'. An art school drop-out and recovering rock critic, he was born in Bendigo in 1957, and is the author of numerous books, including: Inner City Sound, his 1981 debut on the Australian punk uprising, finally back in print in 2005; Highway to Hell (1994), his internationally acclaimed, best-selling biography of Bon Scott; Football Life (1998), a personal history of minor league Australian Rules; Buried Country (2000), the highly regarded secret history of Aboriginal hillbilly music; and Wizard of Oz (2012), on the last ride of Wizard Smith.

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Category History
Format Paperback
Size 240 x 174 mm
ISBN 9781862548541
Extent 288 pages
Price: AU$39.95 including GST
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