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EAN-139780760338926   EAN-13 barcode 9780760338926
Product NameTV Tommy Ivo: Drag Racing's Master Showman
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:9.65 inches / Length:6.89 inches / Weight:1.77 pounds / Width:1.02 inches
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0760338922
SKU9780760338926
Price New34.71 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used29.12 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width1 inches    (convert)
Height9.63 inches    (convert)
Length7 inches    (convert)
Weight28.32 ounces    (convert)
AuthorTom Cotter
Page Count240
BindingHardcover
Published03/04/2011
Long Description
In the early 1960s, Tommy Ivo had the world in the palm of his hands. Still a young man, he was already a star of television and film with a promising Hollywood future ahead of him. Then his producers told him he had to quit drag racing. He quit the entertainment industry instead.
This is the official story of Ivo’s incredible life and racing career. Readers will follow “TV” Tommy as he becomes the most ambitious drag racer in the nation, building his own cars in the garage behind his Burbank home; becoming the first driver to pilot his dragsters to 170, 175, and 180 miles per hour and towing his cars to match races at small-town drag strips across the United States. Always the showman, Ivo pioneered promotional techniques that are today taken for granted. In this regard especially, his impact on the sport cannot be understated, and his legacy is detailed in this incredible bio of one of drag racing’s most irrepressible characters.

2011 International Automotive Media Gold Award Winner
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Normally, there are only 43 characters that can be encoded using Code39. But if you want to encode the full ASCII characterset, you can prefix letters with special characters to get the characters you need including lower case and special characters. Although it is possible to encode the full ASCII set, if you actually need to do this it is better to use Code128 because it will produce a smaller barcode.

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