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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Guthrie, Janet, 1938- -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Guthrie, Janet, 1938-,
    • Automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Automobile racing drivers.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the physicist who broke into the all-male world of the Indianapolis 500.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementEdward F. Dolan, Jr., and Richard B. Lyttle.
      SeriesA Doubleday signal book
      ContributionsLyttle, Richard B., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1032.G87 D64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p., [12] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4545117M
      ISBN 100385125267
      LC Control Number77012848
      OCLC/WorldCa3516806


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