I am going to tell you the short summary of the book The Car by Gary Paulsen. Terry, the main charecter, is trying to find his uncle. Even though he meets this guy named waylon. He learns a lot about Waylon. They travel from Cleveland to Portland. Oops did I forget to mention that Terry is only 14 years old. He is driving a kit car. That is all I am going to tell you. The rest I am not going to tell you , but going to let you reed to reed the book for yourself and learn what happens on the road to the uncles.