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The Spark and the Drive

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The Spark and the Drive

Justin Bailey is 17 when he arrives at the shop of legendary muscle car mechanic Nick Campbell. Anguished and out of place among the students at his rural Connecticut high school, Justin finds in Nick, his captivating wife Mary Ann, and their world of miraculous machines the sense of family he has struggled to find at home. But when Nick and Mary Ann’s lives are struck by tragedy, Justin’s own world is upended.

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The Spark and the Drive
by Wayne Harrison

  • Publication Date: July 15, 2014
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • ISBN-10: 1250041244
  • ISBN-13: 9781250041241

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