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ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1958) Biographical sketches of 37 of the most famous Grand Prix and sports car racing drivers. Included are all of the old-time greats as well as those who have made names for... More > themselves in the past few years. The author touches on each man’s background, his temperaments and style, and then traces his racing career, detailing his most brilliant and exciting drives. There are, in addition, more than 80 superb photographs, most of them action shots of the drivers in Grand Prix events. Hans Tanner has known most of the men he writes about and has seen them race. He has managed the Swiss, Belgian, and Spanish national teams and some American teams. He has also managed individual drivers, among them Harry Schell and the Marquis de Portago. International correspondent for English, Swiss, and Argentine magazines, Tanner is also the author of Ferrari and Maserati in Action. He has even been the organizer for sports car races in Central America.< Less
Painter's Ghost By Clifford K. Watkins, Jr.
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Simon Moss's sophomore season was supposed to be a stepping stone to football immortality, but things go horribly awry in the season opener when he suffers a career-ending injury. Shortly thereafter,... More > Simon's parents are killed in a fiery car crash and he is forced to leave the small town of Pumkinzville for a life with his uncle Ray in Rock City.< Less
No-one Ever Grew Up Wanting To Be A Car Salesman By Jon Tregenna
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'A fast, flirty and funny rom-com set in a car showroom.' Wheelers Garage (the apostrophe long lost)is a struggling family-run business in a downtrodden South Wales town. The staff are quick-witted... More > and enterprising but have issues with love. Much like the cars they sell they have been around the block a few times and have had the odd prang. What also unites them is that they will say anything necessary to close the deal, whether it is cheating, blackmail, or whose turn it is to make the tea. 'Did Faust really sell his soul, or was it just a Vauxhall Astra? Car dealer turned comic novelist Jon Tregenna still has the patter, and beguiles all comers with a fast moving, gritty, witty tale.' Chris Moss 'Darkly comic and comically tragic, sometimes farcical, always strangely believable.' Rosalind Healy 'Raymond Carver meets Twin Town in this erudite, cocksure, shining sweaty shambles of a masterpiece.' David Hardy 'Great fun with well drawn characters in a very convincing setting.' David Thomas< Less
Ready Reference Treatise: Herzog By Raja Sharma
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In his book Herzog, Saul Bellow has presented the account which is believed to be autobiographical. Some critics believe that we can find a lot about Saul Bellow’s personal life from his book... More > “Herzog.” Mosses Herzog is the protagonist and the central character of the novel “Herzog.” Though the story has a narrative plot, most of the important action develops in the mind of the protagonist. Moses Herzog is a middle aged man; he is a college professor; he has temporarily become the resident of his country home in the Berkshire. With the course of time, during his teaching career, Moses has developed a habit of writing letters. Surprisingly, he never sends those letters. He writes letters to his family, his friends, his acquaintances, various scholars, writers, and even to the people who have already died. A major part of the novel is given to these letters.< Less