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The driver : my dangerous pursuit of speed and truth in the outlaw racing world

Author: Alexander Roy
Publisher: London : Ebury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On his deathbed, Alex Roy's father dropped tantalizing hints about the notorious Cannonball Run of the 1970s, the utterly illegal high-speed nonstop race from New York to L.A. that was nothing at all like the one portrayed in the Burt Reynolds movie. Inspired by his father's dying words, and against the advice of his loyal, lifelong friends, Roy enters the mysterious world of road rallies and underground races -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alexander Roy; Alexander Roy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Roy
ISBN: 9780091924898 0091924898
OCLC Number: 173498546
Notes: Originally published: New York: HarperEntertainment, 2007.
Description: 326 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alexander Roy.

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Offers an insider's account of a fast and dangerous society (Cannonball Run of the 1970s).  Read more...

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A tour of a high speed subculture.

by Victor Santiago (WorldCat user published 2007-11-05) Excellent Permalink
Alexander Roy’s "The Driver" is an autobiographical work detailing his adventures in the Gumball 3000 and Bullrun rallies as well as his record setting transcontinental drive across America. While the book is under the subject heading of “Automobile racing drivers -- United States – Biography” and “Automobile...
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