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The Art of Racing in the Rain

By Garth Stein
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 0061738093
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM FOX 2000 STARRING MILO VENTIMIGLIA, AMANDA SEYFRIED, AND KEVIN COSTNER MEET THE DOG WHO WILL SHOW THE WORLD HOW TO BE HUMAN The New York Times bestselling novel from Garth Stein—a heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope—a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it. “Splendid.” —People “The perfect book for anyone who knows that compassion isn’t only for humans, and that the relationship between two souls who are meant for each other never really comes to an end. Every now and then I’m lucky enough to read a novel I can’t stop thinking about: this is one of them.” —Jodi Picoult “It’s impossible not to love Enzo.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune “This old soul of a dog has much to teach us about being human. I loved this book.” —Sara Gruen

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  • File Pdf: guide-to-literary-agents-2019.pdf

Book Summary:

THE BEST RESOURCE AVAILABLE FOR FINDING A LITERARY AGENT No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children--you need a literary agent to get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. Guide to Literary Agents 2019 is your go-to resource for finding that literary agent and earning a contract from a reputable publisher. Along with listing information for more than 1,000 agents who represent writers and their books, the 28th edition of GLA includes: • The key elements of a successful nonfiction book proposal. • Informative articles on crafting the perfect synopsis and detailing what agents are looking for in the ideal client--written by actual literary agents. • Plus, debut authors share their varied paths to finding success and their first book publications.

Speed Secrets

By Ross Bentley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Motorbooks
  • Isbn : 1610600010
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Transportation
  • Reads : 557
  • File Pdf: speed-secrets.pdf

Book Summary:

Shave lap times or find a faster line through your favorite set of S-curves with professional race driver Ross Bentley as he shows you the quickest line from apex to apex! With tips and commentary from current race drivers, Bentley covers the vital techniques of speed, from visualizing lines to interpreting tire temps to put you in front of the pack. Includes discussion of practice techniques, chassis set-up, and working with your pit chief.

Ultimate Speed Secrets

By Ross Bentley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Motorbooks
  • Isbn : 161058273X
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Transportation
  • Reads : 739
  • File Pdf: ultimate-speed-secrets.pdf

Book Summary:

Performance and racing drivers constantly seek ways to sharpen their skills and lower their lap times. Ultimate Speed Secrets is the indispensable tool to help make you faster, whatever your driving goals. Professional race driver and coach Ross Bentley has raced everything from Indycars to World Sports Cars to production sedans, on ovals, road courses, and street circuits around the world. His proven high-performance driving techniques benefit novice drivers as well as professional racers. Ultimate Speed Secrets covers everything you need to know to maximize your potential and your car: Choosing the correct line Overtaking maneuvers Adapting to new tracks and cars The mental game and dealing with adversity Finding (and keeping) a sponsor. The pages are filled with specially commissioned color diagrams to illustrate the concepts described. Whether you are a track-day novice or a seasoned professional, Ultimate Speed Secrets will arm you with practical information to lower your lap times and help you get the best out of your vehicle—and yourself. It’s the ultimate high-performance driving tutorial!

Kramer Williamson, Sprint Car Legend

By Chad Wayne Culver
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Isbn : 1476628572
  • Pages : 212
  • Category : Transportation
  • Reads : 528
  • File Pdf: kramer-williamson-sprint-car-legend.pdf

Book Summary:

Sprint Car Hall of Famer Kramer Williamson began his 45–year professional career as a grassroots racer from Pennsylvania and became one of the most successful and beloved professional drivers of all time. Drawing on interviews with those who knew him best, this first ever biography of Williamson covers his life and career, from his humble beginnings racing the legendary #73 Pink Panther car in 1968 to his fatal crash during qualifying rounds at Lincoln Speedway in 2013.

Panic Free

By Tom Bunn
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Isbn : 160868606X
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 354
  • File Pdf: panic-free.pdf

Book Summary:

“HURRY, BUY THE BOOK AND TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE.” — Marla Friedman, PsyD, PC, board chairman, Badge of Life What if you could stop panic by tapping into a different part of your brain? After years of working to help sufferers of panic and anxiety, licensed therapist (and pilot) Tom Bunn discovered a highly effective solution that utilizes a part of the brain not affected by the stress hormones that bombard a person experiencing panic. This “unconscious procedural memory” can be programmed to control panic by preventing the release of stress hormones and activating the parasympathetic nervous system. This process, outlined in Panic Free, sounds complicated but is not, requiring just ten days and no drugs or doctors. Bunn includes specific instructions for dealing with common panic triggers, such as airplane travel, bridges, MRIs, and tunnels. Because panic is profoundly life-limiting, the program Bunn offers can be a real life-changer.

Avoidable Contact

By Tammy Kaehler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1464202397
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 274
  • File Pdf: avoidable-contact.pdf

Book Summary:

Racecar driver Kate Reilly is suited up and ready for the start of the legendary 24 Hours of Daytona. But what lies ahead is not just a racing challenge but a harrowing test of her will and nerve off the course. Even before the green flag waves over Daytona International Speedway, Kate receives word her boyfriend Stuart is hospitalized nearby in a coma, fighting for his life after a hit-and-run. Stunned by the news, Kate can do nothing better for Stuart than complete her scheduled laps driving her team's car. But more shocks follow as Daytona's clock starts ticking. An on-track accident ends tragically. Some of her complicated family is spotted with other teams—why? And an eyewitness claims Stuart was run down deliberately by someone from the race paddock. Alternating stints behind the wheel of the team's Corvette with stretches of quizzing colleagues and searching for clues, Kate circles the police and taps every possible source—friend, foe, and family—to find out who's after Stuart and why. As the race clock counts down to zero hour, Kate must come to terms with her own fears rising from her past and decide who she's willing to trust. Only then can she identify who's willing to kill to keep a secret buried.

The Fastest Show on Earth

By Chicane
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Isbn : 1472110528
  • Pages : 624
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 254
  • File Pdf: the-fastest-show-on-earth.pdf

Book Summary:

In the quest for ultimate speed, Formula One combines human drama, cutting-edge technological innovation and high-stakes finance in a thrilling global circus watched by half a billion avid fans. The Fastest Show on Earth brings the FIA Formula One World Championship vividly to life for everyone from first-time race-goers to avid fans wanting to delve even further into the Fastest Show on Earth. Experts from within the industry share their insights into the effect that recent revolutionary changes to regulations have had on engines, tyres, brakes, aerodynamics, fuel, safety and the use of date in a whole new era of racing. It is both a superb technical guide - including circuit diagrams, team histories, driver profiles and a comprehensive glossary - and a fantastic collection of writing offering fascinating insights into the inner workings of a world that offers everything from tragedy to thrilling triumph. From the cut-throat intrigue of the Piranha Club to the unsung heroism of pit lane, every aspect of Formula One is covered in compelling detail. Much more than just a sport and far more than a business, Formula One is a world of larger-than-life personalities and razor-sharp businesspeople who reveal their leadership skills in 'The Business of Winning' and their ability to innovate in 'Performance at the Limit'. There is also a window into the very private world of the ultimate ringmaster in 'Bernie's Game'. This extensive guide includes the official FIA circuit diagrams, team histories, driver profiles, circuit fast facts, technical braking profiles, a special section on the history of Formula One in the US and the most comprehensive glossary of Formula One terms ever compiled.

Two Summers

By Robert Ackerson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Veloce Publishing Ltd
  • Isbn : 1845847512
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 469
  • File Pdf: two-summers.pdf

Book Summary:

Explores the Mercedes-Benz W 196 R’s historic roots, development, and races. Also its triumphs, struggles and disappointments, as well as the spirited challenges from Maserati, Ferrari, Gordini and Lancia. Accompanying the text are hundreds of photos sourced from the legendary Daimler Archives.

Footsteps In The Rain

By Sara Hylton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Piatkus
  • Isbn : 1405526505
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 832
  • File Pdf: footsteps-in-the-rain.pdf

Book Summary:

After an exotic childhood spent in India, Amanda Dexter finds it hard to adjust to life in rainy Lancashire. But when a scandal surfaces, Amanda is all too happy to leave the family's troubles behind and return to India - the place that she can really call home. Life in the intoxicating social whirl of the Raj in the twenties changes Amanda from a starry-eyed girl to a mature woman before she sees England again. Back home, Amanda faces new challenges - she can no longer deny her feelings for an old friend. Although she may have to defy her own family in order to win the chance of lasting happiness with him. . . Discover Piatkus Entice: temptation at your fingertips - www.piatkusentice.co.uk