About the Author
Norm Darwin commenced writing in 1968, working freelance for a number of motoring magazines. In 1969 he started work with GM-Hoidens in the Engineering Department. After 15 years with Holden, Norm moved to Daylesford to run a small business in partnership with his wife Heather. In 1983 his first book, "The History of Holden Since 1917" was published. This history became the enthusiasts guide to makes and models made by GMA and GMH between 1917 and 1983. Now out of print the book commands an excellent used price.
A second book, The History of Ford in Australia, was nominated for the annual Cugeut Award, the first Australian publication to be so nominated by the Automotive Historians Society. 100 years of GM in Australia was published in January 2002 and covered GM operations in Australia from 1902. Now out of print this book sold 5,000 copies.
Torana Tough was published in February 2012 in the same manner as Monaro Magic, high content values and printing standards.
Norm's seventh book, Monaro Magic published in January 2010, set a new
standard for an Australian Automotive Books, high value content, hard cover,
282 pages and first class printing combined to make Monaro Magic an outstanding
success. This is the first reprint of November 2010.