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Corvette Odyssey: The True Story of One Man's Path to Roadster Redemption

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It was a car fanatic's nightmare. While Terry Berkson was visiting his newborn son at the hospital, his '63 Corvette-a gift from his late father-was stolen off the streets of Brooklyn.
Berkson didn't have theft insurance, and he couldn't get over the loss. Detectives wrote his car off. It's been chopped up for parts, they told him. He would never find it. His wife and his
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published July 1st 2004 by The Lyons Press
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Feb 23, 2014 Jean rated it really liked it
I don't normally read books about cars but the reason I read this book is because it was "Highly Recommended with Broad Appeal" by Library Journal.From a woman's perspective I wasn't disappointed. Once I started reading this book I couldn't put it down. I thought it would read like a detective story but surprisingly much of what goes on is not about car theft but more about what a cherished possession represents in a person's life and how the theft of it can affect a family. The tried patience ...more
Jan 07, 2014 Roberta rated it liked it
I bought this book for my brother and decided to read it myself. It's funny that it reminds me of another book that I reviewed sort of recently, Beast of Never, Cat of God: The Search for the Eastern Puma. Except in that book the author was searching for a cougar and in this book the author was looking for a Corvette. But, otherwise, they were sort of weirdly the same.
Sep 26, 2012 Louis rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I live in NYC. and over the years have had 2 cars stolen. I was insured but even if I wasn't , I wouldn't have risked my life and marriage to recover a stolen automobile. As I read Berkson's account I began to understand his emotional connection to the car and became so emotionally involved myself with his quest to find his beloved Corvette that I couldn't put the book down. I read it in one sitting!
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Nov 14, 2008 Jason Bernhardt rated it really liked it
I am biased because I know the author, but I do feel as though this is a good read for anyone. It's not just about a car, but one man's spirited journey to reclaim one of the loves of his life.
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