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9781328489876

Faster : how a Jewish driver, an American heiress, and a legendary car beat Hitler's best

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"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"--

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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 796.72 BAS (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781328489876
  • ISBN: 1328489876
  • Physical Description: 344 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The look -- The rainmaster -- The American speed queen and the 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.
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"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.


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