The Little 500; The Story of the World's Greatest College Weekend

The Little 500; The Story of the World's Greatest College Weekend

by John Schwarb

Hardcover

$39.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253335739
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 09/30/1999
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 12.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

John Schwarb is a 1996 graduate of Indiana University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He covered the Little 500 for three years for the Indiana Daily Student, and spent two years after college researching The Little 500 and freelancing for the Indiana Alumni Magazine. He grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and now lives in Florida. This is his first book.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Howdy Wilcox and Bill Armstrong
1. Setting the Pace
2. "We've Got a Good Thing Going Here"
3. Rise of the Greek Empire
4. The World's Greatest College Weekend
5. The Dynasty
6. Bloomington Goes Hollywood
7. A Declaration of Independents
8. Ladies, Mount Your Roadmaster Bicycles
9. The Price of Popularity
Epilogue: The Little 500 at 50
Appendices
Little 500 Year-by-Year Results, 1951-1998
Comprehensive Rider Index
Photo Credits
Text Index
Acknowledgments

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