Fifty Shades of Tarmac: Adventures with a Mack R600 in 1970s Europe

Read * Fifty Shades of Tarmac: Adventures with a Mack R600 in 1970s Europe PDF by # Andy MacLean eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Fifty Shades of Tarmac: Adventures with a Mack R600 in 1970s Europe Not what I was expecting but a bloody good read! according to Amazon Customer. I bought this book for my husband mainly because of the quirky title and it’s associations with a certain other ‘Fifty Shades’. He read it avidly, unable to put it down almost, then handed it to me with a grin. “Not what I was expecting,” he said, “But a bloody good read.” It turns out to be an adventure story about a young man driving one of those juggernaut trucks you see

Fifty Shades of Tarmac: Adventures with a Mack R600 in 1970s Europe

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Rating : 4.97 (780 Votes)
Asin : 1910456039
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 340 Pages
Publish Date : 2018-01-06
Language : English

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The story unfolds with humor, introducing a number of colorful characters, and provides a personal and unusual insight into the life of a truck driver in the 1970s, at a time when Europe still had frontier posts and custom restrictions. His first trip, with all its pitfalls and novel experiences, takes him from Rotterdam to Bremerhaven via Moutiers and Salzburg and then back to Rotterdam. Subject: Memoir, Transportation. Fifty Shades of Tarmac will be of interest to truck drivers, Mack fans, and other transport enthusiasts, as well as to those who simply want to learn more about the social history of Europe during the 70s. It was 1972 - summertime - and the living was easy! Arthur Jackson has a good job, no ties and no responsibilities, but it is not enough. He wants adventure and

After starting his own forwarding business, Orient Transport Services in 1985 he retired in 2007. About the Author Andy MacLean trained as a teacher but chose truck driving as an exciting way to travel and see life! He spent a lifetime in the transportation industry firstly as a driver and then as manager of a large international truck company. He has a small farm and enjoys playing drums in several jazz bands in London and Kent.

"Not what I was expecting but a bloody good read!" according to Amazon Customer. I bought this book for my husband mainly because of the quirky title and it’s associations with a certain other ‘Fifty Shades’. He read it avidly, unable to put it down almost, then handed it to me with a grin. “Not what I was expecting,” he said, “But a bloody good read.” It turns out to be an adventure story about a young man driving one of those juggernaut trucks you see . If you liked Not all Sunshine and Sand Andy is a well known blogger on some trucking web sites who always writes with a very engaging and informative style There are many journalists who have tried with varying success to write books about the trucking life but most seem to miss the mark. Andy has written this book from an insider's point of view, someone that understands the life for the simple reason that he has lived the life.You can tell from his ins. it certainly brings back happy and fond memories of a time when the living This is a cracking read and really captures the mood of European trucking in the 1970s.And to those of us who were around then, it certainly brings back happy and fond memories of a time when the living was easy!Or so we thought

Andy MacLean trained as a teacher but chose truck driving as an exciting way to travel and see life! He spent a lifetime in the transportation industry firstly as a driver and then as manager of a large international truck company. He has a small farm and enjoys playing drums in several jazz bands in London and Kent. . After starting his own forwarding business, Orient Transport Services in 1985 he retired in 2007

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