Sports hero, Richard Petty

by Marshall Burchard

Publisher: Putnam in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 95 Downloads: 782
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  • Petty, Richard -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Petty, Richard.,
  • Automobile racing -- Juvenile literature,
  • Automobile racing drivers.

About the Edition

An easy-to-read biography of the stock-car driver whose many record-breaking accomplishments have earned him the title King Richard.

Edition Notes

Statementby Marshall and Sue Burchard.
GenreJuvenile literature., Juvenile literature
SeriesThe Sports hero biographies
ContributionsBurchard, S. H., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1032.P47 B87 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5068964M
ISBN 100399204083, 0399608990
LC Control Number74077296

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