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Title Faster : how a Jewish driver, an American heiress, and a legendary car beat Hitler's best / Neal Bascomb.
Author Bascomb, Neal, author.
Publication Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020.
Description xxiii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 796.7209 B
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-329) and index.
Contents The look -- The rainmaster -- The American speed queen and old Gaulish warrior -- Crash -- The one thing -- The shadow -- A very good story -- Rally -- The winged beetle -- "Le drame du Million" -- The duel -- "One of us will die" -- "Find something" -- The dress rehearsal -- Victory at Pau.
Summary "For fans of Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, the pulse-pounding story of how a Jewish race car driver and an American speed queen triumphed over Hitler's fearsome Silver Arrows on the eve of World War II"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Automobile racing -- History.
Automobile racing drivers -- Biography.
Discrimination in sports.
Grand Prix racing -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects.
Related To Online version: Bascomb, Neal. Faster Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020 9781328489838 (DLC) 2019033973
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