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Harkins, Philip Argentine Road Race
William Morrow & Co. NY 1968 HB/Pictorial Cover. VG/-. Ex-Lib. 221 pages. Great cover graphics and a good read! Keywords: Auto, Motor Racing, Fiction, Adventure, Juv. ISBN #LOCCCN: 6214365. Book #B31732. *


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Judd, Bob Burn
The Berkley Publishing Group, NY 1993 PBK. Near Fine. 290 pages. Reviewed by Sir Jackie Stewart as "A Dick Francis on Wheels!". The compelling story of money, sex, murder and speed at the Phoenix Grand Prix. A great read. ISBN #0425139468. Book #B27288. *


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King, Stephen Christine
Signet Books, NY 1983 PBK. VG+. 503 pages. Stephen King's thrilling and now classic story on the restoration of a '58 Plymouth named Christine gone wrong, gone wrong. ISBN #0451160444. Book #B19785. *


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King, Stephen Christine
The Viking Press NY 1983 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 526 pages. Stephen King's thrilling and now classic story on the restoration of a '58 Plymouth named Christine gone wrong, gone wrong. ISBN #0670220264. Book #B16452. *

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Gault, William Campbell Dirt Track Summer
E.P. Dutton & Co. NY 1964 HB/DJ. G/VG. Ex-Lib. 191 pages. Skipper and Tom conquer the summer dirt track circuit and finally coax Dad to work the pits for their Big Race! Keywords: Auto, Automobile Motor Racing Fiction, Adventure, Juv. Book #B31726. *


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Clemens, Kevin Eat Free or Die
River's Bend Press Inc., MN 2005 SB. New. First Edition. Signed by Author. 250 pages. A whodunit murder mystery based on the life of an automotive journalist. Reviewed by non other than David E. Davis as "...filled with the counterfeiting of vintage cars, babes, betryal, money laundering and more!" Great fun. Appears as an unsed copy. ISBN #0972944532. Book #B26870. *


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Estleman, Loren Edsel
Warner Books (The Mysterious Press), NY 1995 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 291 pages. Using the decade of the ill-fated Edsel introduction, this Pulitzer Prize winning author weaves a fun and fast paced story of Detroit area cars, crime and corruption. Entertaining throughout. ISBN #0892965525. Book #B26294. *


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Sullivan, George Famous Auto Racing Thrills
Nova Books - Universal Publishing, NY 1966 PBK. VG+. 124 pages. Reviewed on the cover by Carroll Shelby as "The book every boy has been waiting for! A collection of truly great moments". So how can you resist? . Book #B23738. *


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Butterworth, W.E. Fast Green Car
W.W. Norton & Co. NY 1965 HB/DJ. VG/VG. First Edition. Ex-Lib. 205 pages. A fun fictional account of Morgan racing in the '60s! Intended for the younger reader. Book #B22631D. *


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Higdon, Hal Finding the Groove
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY. 1973 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. Signed by Author. 312 pages. Offers fun period 1970s race driving tips from multiple pros including Mario Andretti, Richard Petty, Al Unser, Don Garlites, Peter Revson and many more. Note: Birthday inscription to previous owner from & signed by Hal Higdon. Book #B22638. *


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Dryden, Colin Flat Out
Buzzard Books, UK 1996 SB. Near Fine. 221 pages. Romance, action, adventure and intrique are all present set in the scenes of this Formula One whodunit, as two pit bunnies chase the same hunky driver. ISBN #0952939002. Book #B17628. *


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Judd, Bob Formula One
Avon Books, NY 1991 PBK. VG. 375 pages. If you like F1 you'll love this novel. Well reviewed by Sir Jackie Stewart. Top reviews from the New York Times Book Review and more. ISBN #0380710145. Book #B27286. *


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King, Stephen From a Buick 8
Pocket Book Edition Simon & Schuster, NY 2002 PBK. VG. 487 pages. Stephen King's latest tale of automotive terror - this time set round a Buick Straight 8 that would put Christine to shame for pure evil intent. ISBN #0743417682. Book #B19764. *


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Ashford, Jeffrey Guilt with Honor
Walker and Company, NY 1982 HB/DJ. VG-/VG. First US Edition. Ex-Lib. 159 pages. A Walker mystery. A crazed gunamn attacks a high society party, but internationally renowned racing driver Bob Howe saves many with his finely tuned reflexes. Bob takes on the chase to lead a high speed adventure of international intrigue. ISBN #0802754767. Book #B17634. *

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Remarque, Erich Maria Heaven Has No Favorites
Harcourt Brace & Company, NY 1961 HB/NDJ. VG. 243 pages. A fictionalized story of road racing circa the early 1960s. Loosly edited, densely printed and honestly rather difficult to read. Book #B26038. *


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Stagg, Clinton H. High Speed
Richards Press, UK 1929 HB/NDJ. VG. 297 pages. A wonderful prewar story on road racing and romance of the road. Please note: This copy is protected by the correct edition color photocopy dustjacket. Book #B23939. *


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Nisley, Richard (Editor) If Hemmingway Had Written a Racing Novel
VelocePress, NV 2004 SB. Near Fine. 197 pages. Subtitled, "The Best of Motor Racing Fiction: 1950-2000." The editor's arrogance of including his own dreadful book in this anthology of motorsports classics is laughable. But the other 15 selected short stories are a fine read indeed! Appears as an unused copy. ISBN #1588500489. Book #B16324. *


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Britton, Pamela In the Groove
Harlequin Books S.A. 2006 PBK. VG+. 376 pages. Second of a new series of Harlequin Romance Novels officially authorized by NASCAR. Sarah was a kindergarten teacher until she got fired for sleezy photos. But now the only job she can get is driving a motor coach for a NASCAR driver on the rocks who is seeking a big comeback race... ISBN #0373770987. Book #B16501. *


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Suessmuth, Joseph Lockwood
Collins Publishers, Canada 1976 HB/DJ. Near Fine/VG. 202 pages. Set on a backdrop of mid 1970's Formula One racing, this is the story of one driver's passion for the sport set as it contrasts against the politics of team management. ISBN #0002220857. Book #B18212. *


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Levy, Burt, BS Montezuma's Ferrari
Think Fast Ink, Illinois 2005 HB/DJ. New/New. Third Printing. Signed by Author. 395 pages. Part 2 of The Last Open Road - earning Burt a nasty letter from the Ferrari Factory alleging a sorrowfully overreaching trademark infringement. Well deserved, and well done! Levy strikes again. This is the brand new 3rd Printing version with the black redesigned cover. Comes with the original Montezuma sticker as a dealer premium. ISBN #0964210711. Book #B27081. *


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Judd, Bob Monza
William Morrow & Co. NY 1992 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. First Edition So Stated. 269 pages. Subtitled: "A Thriller of Formula One Racing, Love, Honor and Murder". One of the most popular Judd mystery titles. Note: This copy has a small remainder mark on the bottom page edges. ISBN #0688113206. Book #B27249. *


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Walkerley, Rodney More Motoring Abroad
Temple Press Books, UK 1954 HB/DJ. VG+/VG-. First Edition. 190 pages. Offers a collection of essays derived from many year's experience of Contential motoring in the immediate postwar era. Please note: the dust jacket spine is lightly sun faded on this copy, priced accordingly. Book #B22963. *


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Morris, Bill Motor City
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., NY 1992 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. 337 pages. Marilyn Monroe gets hitched to Joe, Ray Krock meets the McDonald brothers at their hamburger stand in San Bernardino, a kid named Elvis gets a break and druken celebrants ring in the 1954 New Year to set the stage for this Motor City whodunnit. A fun read for every gearhead. ISBN #0679408347. Book #B26293. *


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Clemens, Kevin Motor Oil for a Car Guy's Soul
River's Bend Press Inc., MN 2004 SB. VG+. 180 pages. Winner of the 2005 Ken Purdy Award. A delightful collection of short stories about the foibles of British cars, cheap dates, junkyards and more from a real car guy. Both fun and entertaining. ISBN #0972944524. Book #B30849. *


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Richards, Ross Murder on the Monte
MacFadden -Bartell Corporation, NY 1968 PBK. VG. 128 pages. A suspenseful whodunit murder mystery set in the snowy Alps during a cross continental road race. Who will win the heart of the beautiful girl... IF she survives the evil industrial tycoons?. Book #B13432. *

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