Dr. James Finnegan spent one year in Vietnam during the war as a combat surgeon, including heading a surgical team in Khe Sanh during the famous 77 day siege of that combat base. His stories are... More > personal, unique, and describe a side of the war seldom reported in the media. Each story is based on the true personal experiences of a physician who himself received a Purple Heart for wounds he sustained in action.< Less
Every great endeavor has a father, a key individual who possesses the tools necessary to advance the cause. For the hobby of hot rodding and later the sport of championship drag racing, that man was... More > Wally Parks. From his formation of the National Hot Rod Association in 1951 to his passing in 2007, Parks gave his all to the sport he loved. Today, the 330-mph NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series is his legacy.
First created by NHRA as an insert to National DRAGSTER and reproduced here with additional rare historical photographs, Wally Parks, Hot Rodding’s Hero features interviews with Parks himself and is an inspiring must-read for race fans of all ages. 44 pages; 60 photographs. Also available in hardcover.
"...a stirring tribute... ." - Randy Fish, Drag Racer Magazine< Less
Lulu.com has released this Second Edition autobiography of Canadian sports legend Angelo Mosca, Tell Me To My Face. Co-written with Hamilton Spectator columnist Steve Milton, Tell Me To My Face is... More > an intimate and surprising story of Mosca’s journey from a hard-scrabble upbringing to playing in a record nine Grey Cups, becoming the most hated man in the CFL and wrestling as the infamous King Kong Mosca. Steve Milton is one of Canada’s most prolific sports writers. “Tell Me To My Face” is the 20th sports book that Milton has authored or co-authored. He has been around the CFL in several forms for more than half a century.
"Covers his rocky childhood... In gritty, heart-wrenching detail... Mosca, always a good storyteller manages to translate his plain-spoken, often profane style onto the printed page. He tells more than a few good yarns..." - Hamilton Spectator "...the makings of a blockbuster movie... A face we know, a voice we remember, a personality for the ages." - Toronto Sun< Less