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A Book of Moving Parts
By: Edd China
Narrated by: Edd China
Length: 7 hrs
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Summary

Random House presents the audiobook editon of Grease Junkie by Edd China.

'Think fast. Think big. Think the unthinkable!'

As you'll discover in his incomparable memoir, inventor, mechanic, TV presenter and walking tall as the definition of the British eccentric, Edd China sees things differently. 

An unstoppable enthusiast from an early age, Edd had 35 ongoing car projects while he was at university, not counting the double-decker bus he was living in. Now he's a man with not only a runaround sofa, but also a road-legal office, shed, bed and bathroom. His first car was a more conventional 1303 Texas yellow Beetle, the start of an ongoing love affair with VW, even though it got him arrested for attempted armed robbery.

A human volcano of ideas and the ingenuity to make them happen, Edd is exhilarating company. Join him on his wild, wheeled adventures; see inside his engineering heroics; go behind the scenes on Wheeler Dealers

Climb aboard his giant motorised shopping trolley, and let him take you into his parallel universe of possibility.

©2019 Edd China (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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The story Lofa of a Legend

I received my copy of booth the hard back and audiobook today I started reading as soon as I got home and can't put it down.

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Edd on form

if you like wheeler dealers, or if you've even slightly into cars and engineering you'll love this book.

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Edducational

Interesting to hear the back story of builds seen on Wheeler Dealers and to find out that there is so much more to Edd China than grease and Mike Brewer. An absorbing listen. More TV please Edd.

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This biography will not disappoint fans

A brilliantly read account of Edd's life and times making customised, restored and special vehicles. lots of technical details and funny stories

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An outstanding read

Loved the book from start to finish. Edd is such an interesting guy and a great narrator. He reminded me of me when I was young and inquisitive, before life ground it out of me. I thoroughly recommend this book.

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Outstanding

What a fantastic listen to this was. I could of listened to Edd all day long. I was disappointed when I got to the end.

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A GOOD READ

This was a good read, good to know how it all came about. Ed your a smart cookie. When are we going to see you on tv. Are there any more books in the pipe line. All in all this was a good first book, cant wait for the next.

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To hard to follow

I found this far to hard to follow, he would finish 1 chapter and then 2 chapters later go back to the story he had finished earlier and this happens all through the book. I tried my best to keep up but I eventually just listened to it for back round entertainment while in the car. Sorry Edd

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Absolutely Brilliant

My husband and 16 year old son had been listening to Ed on the work/school run and pick up. We were all devastated when we had finished the book this morning.

We never knew Ed suffered with such crippling anxiety, which he did a fantastic job of hiding during the Wheeler Dealers series. Please Ed when you have a few spare moments between your problem solving for the past and the future. Please write another book, you are a very entertaining narrator and writer. Good Luck for the future.

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Amazing and Interesting

Thank you Edd for sharing your story. Helped and inspired me through long dog walks

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  • Charles L. Packard III
  • 13-01-20

A great audio book!

What a great book! I enjoyed the journey through Edd’s World. An inspiration to get out there and turn a few wrenches!!!