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10/10ths: A Young Adult Novel of La Carrera Panamericana

10/10ths: A Young Adult Novel of La Carrera Panamericana

by Suzy Witten

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14-year-old Andi Gazek, a lifelong car nut, mini-MacGyver, and expert strategizer (i.e., fibber) from Montana, hits the road one abandoned summer in search of the racer father she never knew. Finding him is not enough. Now she wants him to drive the world famous 2,500-mile vintage car rally race—La Carrera Panamericana—with her in Mexico... and she expects him to teach her. What she learns, and what he learns, in their wills-clashing, car-crashing process is miles beyond any road map. 10/10ths is a lesson charged, richly peopled, coming-of-age action adventure set in a contemporary car racing world full of high-speed hairpin curves and misdirection. For a Young Adult reader, it’s a page turning dented ride to what being “family” means. (Pre-teen and older)

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ISBN-13: 9780991371518
Publisher: Suzy Witten d/b/a Dreamwand
Publication date: 02/23/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Suzy Witten's career spans over twenty-five years in the entertainment industry as a filmmaker, screenwriter, story analyst, and editor for film and television. As a filmmaker, she was nominated for a Lillian Gish filmmaking award by Women In Film. She was a Walt Disney Studios Fellowship finalist for her period screenplay about the Salem Witch Hunt of 1692. Her novel based on that story, "The Afflicted Girls", won the 2010 IPPY Silver Medal for Historical Fiction (Independent Publisher Book Awards). 10/10ths is her second novel. In addition to writing novels, she is an External Affairs Media Relations Specialist and public information spokesperson for the U. S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the aftermath of disasters.

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