Full Throttle by Robert Edelstein
The Life and the Fast Times of NASCAR Legend Curtis Turner

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Motor racing and mayhem, the non-stop pursuit of outrageous dreams, high-speed thrills, and a really good time…these are the raw materials of Full Throttle: The Life and Fast Times of Curtis Turner.

Curtis Turner’s life embodied everything that makes NASCAR the biggest spectator sport in American history. In gripping prose, and with full access to the files of Turner's widow, biographer Robert Edelstein thrillingly recreates the life of this American legend. Full Throttle is the first-ever full-scale chronicle of Turner’s legendary life, from his days as a teenage moonshine runner, through his incredible comeback after four years of being banned from the NASCAR circuit.
 

About Robert Edelstein

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ROBERT EDELSTEIN is the exclusive motor sports writer for TV Guide, where his stories are read by more NASCAR fans than any other writer in the country. He also contributes to Stuff, Blender, and A&E Biography, among other publications and is frequently featured on television and on the radio as an expert on motor sports. He lives in Caldwell, New Jersey.
 
Published March 28, 2006 by The Overlook Press. 326 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors, History. Non-fiction

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