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Written by Vicki I.
(3/30/2003 4:48 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: John Thorpe - Used Car Salesman, penned by Cheryl
] ] At first, I didn't understand why he was making such a big deal about it, but after further thought, it struck me, he was describing his ride as someone would a sportscar nowadays. When I realized that, I couldn't stop laughing! JA's brilliant =D
] Isn't it fab? Someone once said that John Thorpe would be a used car salesman today. I can see that.
because that's what he made me think of the very first time I read the novel. Several of the guys where I work are die hard car enthusiasts, Corvettes to be specifice. One day KB had everyone follow him out to the parking lot to see his latest acquisition, a vintage corvette he had purchased on Ebay.
I was about halfway through NA at the time and, as he was going on and on about the virtues of the car: horse power, engine size, convertible top, four-on-the-floor and so on--- it hit me:
Hmm I wonder what our Henry would drive? Vicki I.
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