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A farewell to the king a personal look back at the career of Richard Petty, stock car racing"s winningest and most popular driver by Frank Vehorn

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Published by Down Home Press in Asheboro, N.C .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Petty, Richard.,
  • Automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementFrank Vehorn.
LC ClassificationsGV1032.P47 V44 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. :
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1749524M
ISBN 10187808612X
LC Control Number92071495

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