The Big Book of "Top Gear" 2009

The Big Book of "Top Gear" 2009

Hardback Top Gear

By (author) Richard Porter

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  • Publisher: BBC BOOKS
  • Format: Hardback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 212mm x 284mm x 16mm | 780g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1846074630
  • ISBN 13: 9781846074639
  • Illustrations note: full colour throughout
  • Sales rank: 176,826

Product description

If you like the "Top Gear" TV show but you wish it was made of paper and didn't move around so much, this is the answer to your prayers. "The Big Book of Top Gear" is packed full of all the chunky, meaty, sometimes-a-bit-on-fire goodness of the telly programme, with the added bonus that you can read it in the bath. Among other things you'll find: 27 previously unknown facts about the Stig; some of the most powerful cars ever to attack the track; the raunchy story of Richard Hammond's love affair with a small Opel; an essential guide to May-style sheds for the modern gentleman; everything you wanted to know, but never found out, about Top Gear's most exciting trips; and, comprehensive, fully illustrated arguments against both public transport and the humble caravan. Packed with action and all the power you'd expect from the petrol heads at Top Gear, "The Big Book 2009" is the must-have for fans of "Top Gear", from teenagers to granddads and everyone in between.

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Author information

Richard Porter is script editor for Top Gear, a columnist for Evo magazine and contributing editor for Top Gear magazine. He is author of BBC Books' Crap Cars (2004), and My Dad Had One of Those (2007), which have acheived combined consumer sales of 80,000.