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Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car

Beat Hitler's Best by Bascomb, Neil Code: 60861 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publication date: 18/04/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days Price: AU $24.99

Winner of the Motor Press Guild Best Book of the Year Award & Dean Batchelor Award for Excellence in Automotive Journalism

For fans of The Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, a pulse-pounding tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitlers fearsome Silver Arrows during the golden age of auto racing

As Nazi Germany launched its campaign of racial terror and pushed the world toward war, three unlikely heroes--a driver banned from the best European teams because of his Jewish heritage, the owner of a faltering automaker company, and the adventurous daughter of an American multimillionaire--banded together to challenge Hitlers dominance at the Grand Prix, the apex of motorsport. Bringing to life this glamorous era and the sport that defined it, Faster chronicles one of the most inspiring, death-defying upsets of all time: a symbolic blow against the Nazis during historys darkest hour.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Publication date: 18/04/2021
Country of publication: UNITED STATES
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 203.00mm X 135.00mm
Code: 60861

NEAL BASCOMB is the award-winning and New York Times best-selling author of The Winter Fortress, Hunting Eichmann, and The Perfect Mile, among others. He lives in Philadelphia.