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Thunder at Sunrise


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Table of Contents

Table of ContentsPreface 1
Introduction 51. A Cloud of Dust 7
2. The Invasion of Nassau County 18
3. Devil-Wagon Holiday 39
4. A Miracle That Hundreds Weren't Killed 54
5. An Appian Way for the Motorist 70
6. Once a Year I See the Sun Rise 75
7. Showdown at Savannah 83
8. The Predictions of an Invisible Man 89
9. Last Dance on Long Island 98
10. The Young Master 109
11. Mr. Harroun Was a Fine Gentleman 116
12. You Would Have Weeped Today 128
13. Oh Boy! Let Her Ride 135
14. Dago Luck (Part One) 142
15. Dago Luck (Part Two) 152
16. Dago Luck (Part Three) 161
17. The Reason for Multiple Valves 166
18. My All-Time Thrill 187
19. A Triumph of American Grit 193
20. A Bad Day for America 198
21. As Dangerous a Drive as Has Ever Been Seen 211
22. The Most Remarkable Performance 219
23. The World's Best Race 223
24. Dago Luck Revisited 230
25. Return to Santa Monica 238
26. Winners and Losers 243
27. Epilogue 248Chapter Notes 257
Bibliography 261
Index 265

About the Author

Retired lawyer John M. Burns is a freelance writer who lives in Yardley, Pennsylvania.


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