Toly's Ghost book makes a great read for the racing history fan you know. Author Burt Levy has crafted another fun and fascinating tale set in a classic era of auto racing. With Burt Levy books you're always guaranteed a thrilling ride filled with memorable characters and Toly's Ghost is no exception.
In Toly's Ghost book, Levy, who is an avid gear head, writes auto racing history thinly disguised as fiction. The book is the fourth novel in his the Last Open Road series, following The Fabulous Trashwagon and continuing his lengthy saga of motor car racing in the late 1950s in the U.S. and Europe. It's a treasure trove of auto racing lore, covering stock cars, oval tracks and Grand Prix races; famous cars and drivers; spectacular crashes; and the heady and expensive business of auto racing. Burt Levy books are built around captivating car history and all of this racing history is very loosely wrapped in a narrative skein that links one racing anecdote to another. The story in one of the best of car racing books and is told by Buddy Palumbo, a race fan and New Jersey salesman who follows auto racing vicariously through his race car driver friend, Cal Carrington, and Cal's co-driver, Toly Wolfgang, a ruthless competitor and a playboy celebrity. From Jay Leno Show books and offered through the NBC Store, it's a great read once you get past the mind-numbing mechanic's jargon about gearboxes, overhead cams and carburetors, Levy tells a funny tale of the pair's Trashwagon exploits.
Shop for Toly's Ghost book and park yourself for an exciting and informative day trip into another memorable era in car racing lore.