Life in the Slow Lane

Life in the Slow Lane

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Being an instructor for a private driver's ed company sounded like the launch of a career that would last a lifetime. Not! During his short stint in the instructor's seat, Sullivan learned more than he wanted about poorly maintained cars, calm kids with angry parents, inefficient efficiency campaigns, too-rapid business expansion, and suburban angst. Oh, yes, and a bit about mustaches. An irreverent account of one man's descent from hope to a struggle to escape the chaos of subprime suburbia, Life in the Slow Lane celebrates the humor, resolve, and intelligence teenagers use to survive the dysfunctional world their elders have created.He follows my instructions on lane position and speed as we cruise down a highway with gradual turns and a wide shoulder. Five minutes ... Approaching the first set of tight curves I ask Ryoji to state the proper speed we should use. He reads ... Ryojii enters the curve at the correct speed, but our car accelerates from the pull of the hill. Hea#39;s not ... As we turn around and start driving back to Beaverton I realize that these scares always seem to happen right after I begin to relax. Maybe Ianbsp;...

Title:Life in the Slow Lane
Author:Thomas M. Sullivan
Publisher:Uncial Press - 2010


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