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Author Melville, Greg.

Title Greasy rider : two dudes, one fry-oil-powered car, and a cross-country search for a greener future / Greg Melville.

Imprint Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  333.72 Melville    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  333.7209 Mel    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 257 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-257).
Contents The ultimate green home -- Wind power -- Ethanol -- Fence swingers -- Heat -- Green Wal-Mart? -- The letter.
Summary Describes the cross-country odyssey of a freelance journalist and his college buddy in a dilapidated 1985 Mercedes diesel station wagon powered on vegetable oil collected from restaurant grease and dumpsters along the way, detailing their visits to Google's solar-powered headquarters, the National Ethanol Council, wind turbines in Minnesota, and other alternative energy hotspots.
Source NBK 3/9 PPL
Subject Green movement -- Popular works.
Vegetable oils as fuel.
Melville, Greg -- Anecdotes.
Journalists -- Travel -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Automobile travel -- United States -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9781565125957 (pbk.)
1565125959 (pbk.)
Standard No. QBX a 08025991
AU@ 000043189295
NZ1 12519528

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