Danica Patrick by Tara Baukus Mello
  

Synopsis

Danica Patrick by Tara Baukus Mello

At the 2005 Indianapolis 500, 23-year-old Danica Patrick captured America's attention by nearly winning the race. Only the fourth woman ever to compete in the Indy 500, Patrick has proven to be a serious contender in the male-dominated field, although that is no surprise to those who have been following her rising career. Growing up in Illinois, Patrick began racing go-karts when she was 10 years old and has been a fierce competitor ever since. This detailed new biography offers insightful interviews and captivating photographs to tell the story of a determined young woman who defied conventions and outdistanced stereotypes to become a formidable race car driver in her own right.

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... appealing...action-packed color photographs...a good choice for current enthusiasts or reluctant readers exploring a new interest.

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Format

Hardback
71 pages

Author

Tara Baukus Mello
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th February 2008

ISBN

9780791091265


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