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Neil "Soapy" Castles : memoir of a life in NASCAR and the movies / Henry Neil "Soapy" Castles with Perry Allen Wood ; foreword by Deb Williams.

Author/creator Castles, Henry Neil, 1934- author.
Other author/creatorWood, Perry Allen, 1952- author.
Other author/creatorWilliams, Deb, writer of foreword.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]
Copyright Notice ©2019
Descriptionviii, 196 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm
Subject(s)
Portion of title Memoir of a life in NASCAR and the movies
Contents A beginning -- Behind the wheel and on the gas -- After Buddy -- Racing into the '60s -- Elvis is in the building -- Inspections, rescues, wings and protests -- That championship feeling -- Lights, camera, and lots of action -- Taking on the giant -- Heading for the checkered flag -- Neil's children reflect.
Abstract "Henry Neil "Soapy" Castles grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, and became involved in its pioneering auto racing scene at an early age. Graduating from soapbox derby cars to midgets and sprints and finally to stock cars. Eventually he left the racetrack for Hollywood where he became a stuntman"-- Provided by publisher.
General noteIncludes index.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Acquisitions source Purchased from Gobi 5/22/2019
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formHistory.
Genre/formBiographies.
LCCN 2018061477
ISBN9781476676289 (softcover : alk. paper)
ISBN1476676283 (softcover : alk. paper)
ISBN(ebook)

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