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The Lost Generation: The brilliant but tragic lives of rising British F1 stars Roger Williamson, Tony Brise and Tom Pryce

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The 1970s was a great decade for British racing drivers, but it was also the era in which the nation lost a generation of brilliant young drivers--Roger Williamson, Tony Brise and Tom Pryce--in tragic accidents. All had the potential to be World Champions. With access to their families, friends and race colleagues, David Tremayne tells their full stories for the first time ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Haynes Publishing UK
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Glenn
Jan 02, 2016 Glenn rated it really liked it
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This is a moving and absorbing account of three young lives, and it also evokes an entire era. The author's knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, his subject is clearly evident, and good use is made of contemporary press reports and interviews, as well as retrospective reflections. The photographic content of the book is also excellent and well-judged.

"The Lost Generation" works on more than one level, articulating the human qualities of the subjects, and the sense of loss, as well as providing a s
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John
An interesting book with lots of memories of 1970's races but it needed better editing. The stories of the three drivers blended to easily and needed more page breaks as it changed subjects.
Rob Mollart-highfield
Jan 24, 2011 Rob Mollart-highfield rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Good that. Not cheerful though!
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