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

Author: Alexander Roy
Publisher: New York : Harper Entertainment, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Harper pbkView all editions and formats
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Alex Roy's father, while on his deathbed, hints about the notorious, utterly illegal cross-country drive from Los Angeles to New York of the 1970's, which then inspired his young son to enter the mysterious world of underground road rallies. Tantalized by the legend of the Driver--the anonymous, possibly nonexistent organizer of the world's ultimate secret race--Roy set out to become a force to be reckoned with. At  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alexander Roy; Alexander Roy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Roy
ISBN: 9780061374999 0061374997
OCLC Number: 191932135
Description: 326 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Alex Roy's father, while on his deathbed, hints about the notorious, utterly illegal cross-country drive from Los Angeles to New York of the 1970's, which then inspired his young son to enter the mysterious world of underground road rallies. Tantalized by the legend of the Driver --
the anonymous, possibly nonexistent organizer of the world's ultimate secret race --
Roy set out to become a force to be reckoned with.. At speeds approaching 200 mph, he sped from London to Morocco, from Budapest to Rome, from San Francisco to Miami, in his highly modified BMW M5, culminating in a new record for the infamous Los Angeles to New York run: 32:07.
Responsibility: Alexander Roy.
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Alex Roy's father, while on his deathbed, hints about the notorious, utterly illegal cross-country drive from Los Angeles to New York of the 1970's, which then inspired his young son to enter the mysterious world of underground road rallies. Tantalized by the legend of the Driver--the anonymous, possibly nonexistent organizer of the world's ultimate secret race--Roy set out to become a force to be reckoned with. At speeds approaching 200 mph, he sped from London to Morocco, from Budapest to Rome, from San Francisco to Miami, in his highly modified BMW M5, culminating in a new record for the infamous Los Angeles to New York run: 32:07.

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