Fifties Flashback: A Nostalgia Trip (Paperback).
By Albert Drake (Author).
Was the Fifties your decade? Relive the memories, the optimism, the cars and the lifestyle of those early, more innocent years. Or, experience for the first time the custom-car craze, the horsepower race; when Detroit built terrific cars and America was the greatest country in the world! It''s all here - car shows, drive-ins, drag strips, movies, comics, Clymer Books, Bonneville drop-tank racers, TV shows, hot rods, car hops, Ricky Nelson, Beaver Cleaver, and much more!
Nostalgic memories of the way things were in the '50s.Cars we drove, clothes we wore, the movies, the drive-ins, service stations, car shows, car clubs, what we read, customs, drag races, street racing, rappin' pipes and more. Hub caps, squirrel knobs, blue dots and flamers all get their time in the spotlight.The author has dug into his collection of period photographs, catalogs, magazines, comics and books to illustrate this series of period snapshots.
Paperback: 264 pages