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DW: A Life Going Around in Circles

Waltrip, Darrell

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ISBN 10: 0399151532 / ISBN 13: 9780399151538
Edité par Putnam, 2004
Etat : As New Couverture rigide
Vendeur Shaker Mill Books (W. Stockbridge, MA, Etats-Unis)

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SIGNED by Waltrip on page following endpapers. AS NEW HB in clean, colorful DJ. N° de réf. du libraire WS03609

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Titre : DW: A Life Going Around in Circles

Éditeur : Putnam

Date d'édition : 2004

Reliure : Cloth

Illustrateur : Photographs

Etat du livre :As New

Etat de la jaquette : As New

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : First Edition

Type de livre : Book

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Synopsis :

In the 1980s, Darrell Waltrip was the reigning king of NASCAR-the sport's brightest and most controversial star. Feared, loathed, and admired in equal measure, early on he drew the wrath of many fans, who literally wore their emotions on their sleeve, donning tee-shirts that read: I hate warm beer, cold women, and Darrell Waltrip. As the decade progressed, he won over their hearts and was voted NASCAR's most popular driver in 1989 and 1990-and his popularity has continued to soar ever since.

Waltrip retired in 2000, tied for third all-time with eighty-four career victories, and immediately began attracting new fans with his folksy style as a color commentator for FOX Sports' NASCAR coverage. Now, with that same inimitable charm, he shares his memories of his life in racing. It's the tale of a man who lived his dream every time he stepped into a race car, and whose dreams got better every time he climbed out in Victory Lane.

But it's also the story of NASCAR, as Waltrip serves as a bridge between its earlier days and its explosion into one of the world's most popular sports. Having raced against immortals like Richard Petty and David Pearson, modern-day legends Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon, and rising stars Tony Stewart and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Waltrip provides a knowing look at the evolution of the sport and its greatest drivers and personalities.

About the Author:

Darrell Waltrip won three Winston Cup Champion-ships during his career, as well as the 1989 Daytona 500. He is currently a commentator for FOX Sports' NASCAR coverage.

Jade Gurss is the bestselling coauthor of Driver #8 with Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

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Shaker Mill Books is the annex of The Bookloft in Great Barrington, MA, one of the only independent bookstores in the Berkshires for over 35 years. Located in West Stockbridge, MA, Shaker Mill Books houses nearly ten thousand rare, out-of-print and/or signed books. We specialize in Berskhire Books (many now out-of-print or otherwise unavailable), including local histories and biographies, as well as a large collection of books by nature writer Hal Borland.

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