Holden v Ford

The Cars. The Culture. The Competition

By: Steve Bedwell


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Holden versus Ford, Ford versus Holden, Red versus Blue, Blue versus Red, even the order in which you say these two precious words marks you for life as to which side of the white line you drive on. Going straight to the heart of what it means to be Australian, this book is a must-have addition to any Ford or Holden lover s bookshelf. Loyalty, faith, competition, loveis expressed through two brands of motor car.
Never before has this nation-dividing topic been faced head on, and written about in such a detailed and humorous way. Some highlights:

Comprehensive history of Ford and Holden research and development in Australia.Extensive lists of all the Ford and Holden models released since the beginning of the twentieth century.The panel van craze that rocked the nation during the 1970s.The Great Race at Philip Island, Mt Panorama and the glory days of Ford versus Holden racing victories.A compendium of facts and trivia of all things Holden and Ford.Falling in love with a car of your dreams.With over 200 photos and great design! Holden v Ford is a full-throttle car book and the perfect Father s Day gift or Christmasbook.

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ISBN: 9781921295171

Published: Aug/09 (AU/NZ)

Format: Non Standard Paperback

Dimensions: 230 mm  x  230 mm

Extent: 224 pages

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About The Author

Steve Bedwell

Steve Bedwell

Comedy Writer,Television Host, a Radio Personality, Author, Producer

The Steve “Bedders” Bedwell Story

Steve Bedwell is a comedy writer, television host, a radio personality, author, producer, ARIA nominated recording artist and comedian.
Steve worked on radio at Melbourne Triple M from 1997- 2002, since 2002, he a is a regular panellist in talk-back at 3AW.

In TV Steve was the Head Writer of Tonight Live With Steve Vizard, was a regular guest on the program. He was also writer for the sketch comedy program, Full Frontal, Producer of The Eric Bana Show – Live.
He has hosted his own show on the Comedy Channel, conducted celebrity interviews and stand up comedy pieces. He has worked as a writer for the TV Week Logie Awards.

Currently Steve appears as a celebrity contestant on Hole In The Wall, and in 2009 proffered his opinions on screen in 20 To 1 as well as Channel 7 Sunrise etc etc.
Apart from his radio and television career, Steve is also a highly respected stand up comedian. He has performed in all major comedy venues all across Australia and overseas including feature shows at the Melbourne Comedy Festival.
Steve has written for the Herald Sun, The Australian Jewish News, Sydney Morning Herald and Adelaide Advertiser.
He is the author of 1992 Suburban Icons: A Celebration Of The Everyday. In 2007 his second book Vizard Uncut.

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