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recommended for: nascar fans
read in September, 2007
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Matt Matt said: " Reading this book will open you eyes to the true roots of NASCAR and gives you a taste of how it all began. Curtis Turner's story is really amazing. The worse thing that ever happened to him is that they made that dumb ass movie Stroker Ace loosely b ...more "

 

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Joe by Larry Brown
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I love some Larry Brown and this was the first book I read of his. In retrospect I don't think I would recommend this book as a first read. However it gave me enough of a taste for me to know that Larry Brown is the best contemporary Southern Writer ...more
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The Rabbit Factory by Larry Brown
The Rabbit Factory
by Larry Brown
recommended for: everyone
read in August, 2007
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I love the way Mr. Brown so successfully builds true Southern characters that highlight the way we all have our demons we struggle to control.

My only problem with this book is the way every character has some incredible hipster taste for music. I se
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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
The Sun Also Rises
by Ernest Hemingway
recommended for: Anyone 18-25
read in October, 1992
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I loved this book at the time I read it. I have not read it in a very long time, but when making list of favorite books it has to make the list. Overly romantic is what I remamber the most, and what I related to the most. I would recommend this to an ...more
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Full Throttle by Robert Edelstein
Full Throttle: The Life & Fast Times of Racing Legend Curtis Turner
by Robert Edelstein
recommended for: nascar fans
read in September, 2007
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Reading this book will open you eyes to the true roots of NASCAR and gives you a taste of how it all began. Curtis Turner's story is really amazing. The worse thing that ever happened to him is that they made that dumb ass movie Stroker Ace loosely b ...more
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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway
recommended for: adolescence
read in June, 1988
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Man will survive. This has a special place in my heart. My Dad and I took turns reading this one out loud to each other at the beach. One of the few times I can I say that I ever bonded with him.
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Papillon by Henri Charrière
Papillon
by Henri Charrière
recommended for: everyone
read in February, 2004
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This book came highly recommended by a friend. I love to read but at the time had not read for pleasure in years. This book made me excited about reading again. It tells a great story about a man who never gives up even when facing his strongest foe, ...more
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