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Janet Guthrie Indy car racing pioneer by Barbara Sheen

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Published by Kidhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Guthrie, Janet, -- 1938- -- Juvenile literature,
  • Automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women automobile drivers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Barbara Sheen.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
SeriesInnovators
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1032.G87 S54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23909643M
ISBN 109780737750508
LC Control Number2009041729
OCLC/WorldCa441154904

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