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1529106796
Hardback:To hell and back; an autobiography:2020:[New] edition To hell and back; an autobiography
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Author: Lauda, 1949-2019,
Author: Volker
Author: Crockett
Publication year: 2020
Language: English, German
Media class: Hardback
Edition: [New] edition
Classification: 796.72092
Publisher: Virgin Books
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781529106794
Description:
Illustration on lining papers
Previous edition of this translation: London: Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd, 1986
Niki Lauda drove a car for sport, but crossed the line between life and death and fought back to even greater glory. Even people who know nothing of Formula One have heard of his crash at Nurburgring in 1976, when we was dragged from the inferno of his Ferrari so badly injured he was given the last rites. Within 33 days, he was racing again at Monza. His wounds bled, he had no eyelids. He was terrified. A year later, he reclaimed his World Championship title. In this book, he reveals how he battled fear to stage a comeback that seemed beyond human endurance. Then it's Lauda vs Hunt, an epic rivalry later dramatised in 2013's Hollywood blockbuster 'Rush', and he looks back on the strict childhood and parental disapproval that he believes gave him an 'addiction to excellence'.
Additional information: 314 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, 24 cm
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