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Fast girl : don't brake until you see the face of God and other good advice from the racetrack

Author: Ingrid Steffensen
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Life in Ingrid Steffensen's New Jersey suburb was safe, comfortable, and predictable. A college professor, wife, and mother of a preadolescent daughter, her carefully cultivated world was comprised of the usual suspects: family, work, book clubs, yoga classes, and date nights. Then, one day--thinking she'd be a good sport and maybe learn something about what made her car-crazed husband tick--she put a helmet on her  Read more...
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Steffensen, Ingrid.
Fast girl.
Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2012
(DLC) 2012012282
(OCoLC)777601963
Named Person: Ingrid Steffensen
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ingrid Steffensen
ISBN: 9781580054683 1580054684
OCLC Number: 812195379
Description: 1 online resource (261 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Finding Wonder Woman --
So you think you can drive? --
An auto biography --
Learning the line --
Embracing (in) the rain --
A day at the races --
Life is 93 percent maintenance --
The care and feeding of the speed demon --
Always wear your lacy panties and other fashion advice for the racetrack --
Yoga, the Zen of the racetrack, and the mommy mind --
High-speed chases and the pursuit --
The question of my internal apparatus --
How to make physics your bitch --
Tracking the gray wolf --
Never try to teach a pig to drive --
Bug guts on the windshield --
The best booty ever --
I am my own reality star --
W.W.C.D.D. (What would Cameron Diaz do? Or, the fossil fuel dilemma) --
Both feet in --
Mistress of my domain.
Responsibility: Ingrid Steffensen.

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"In her entertaining, tongue-in-cheek sendup of the self-help confessional, she writes of the feminist release, Zen-like concentration, and simple fun of high-performance driving" Publishers Weekly Read more...

 
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