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Spectator Sport

Spectator Sport

by James Alexander Thom
     
 
Indianapolis 500-mile race, "the world's greatest sports spectacle," was rained out three consecutive days in 1973, and marred by lethal wrecks. Thousands of drunken race fans made the Speedway a vast encampment of garbage, misery and debauchery. The event is vividly recreated through a dozen fictional characters, their lives interwoven in crisis in Spectator Sport,

Overview

Indianapolis 500-mile race, "the world's greatest sports spectacle," was rained out three consecutive days in 1973, and marred by lethal wrecks. Thousands of drunken race fans made the Speedway a vast encampment of garbage, misery and debauchery. The event is vividly recreated through a dozen fictional characters, their lives interwoven in crisis in Spectator Sport, a true study in violence and voyeurism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595133451
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2000
Pages:
452
Sales rank:
821,420
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.01(d)

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