Apax – Light Italic – Stylistic alternate

120 The car

96 was a boxy

72 late model Ford

64 sedan white over

48 black innocuous

36 bordering on invisible and very

24 fast. It had been a sheriff’s vehicle originally bought

19 at an auction in Tennessee and further modified for speed. Perry

18 and I listened to the big engine idle checked the dual scoops on the

17 hood. I had not seen one of those on the road since high school. “You

16 like the car'” Perry asked. “It’s all right” I said my eyes ahead. “I’ve never been

14 much of a Ford man.” Perry shifted in his bucket “You know something about cars' For

12 city cruising it’ll do.” I spent my childhood in Riverdale New Jersey thirty miles north from long narrow