Steer Crazy

Paul, Deborah
November 2015
Indianapolis Monthly;Nov2015, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p183
The author reflects her experience of lighting up in a car she was driving on her own as an act both of ultimate freedom and defiance, where she was no stranger behind the wheel as her father owned an auto-parts business.


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