Tracks - Racing the Sun

SANDRO MARTINI  lxmartini@gmail.com 814861221947

ADVENTURE BIOGRAPHICAL DRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION MEMOIR ROMANCE ACTION

1920s & '30s

SANDRO MARTINI

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Logline

In this epic novel about the motor-racing heroes of Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany, legendary characters battle to win incredible races on switchback roads along the edges of ravines. Exploring the relationships between the champions as much as the sporting events themselves, this is a thrilling tale based on the true rivalries, triumphs and disasters during a fascinating period in European sporting history.

Genre

Adventure, Biographical, Drama, Historical Fiction, Memoir, Romance, Action

Short Summary

In the 1930s, Italy and Germany spent billions to create the world's fastest racing cars. The men who drove them had shorter life spans than world war 1 pilots. There were 4 drivers who stood out from the rest: this is their story.


The bitter years.

Setting

Italy, Germany, England, USA

Based on a True Story

Yes

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Achille Varzi

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Heroic, Secretive, Skillful, Adventurous, Aggressive, Complex, Desperate, Narcissistic, Romantic, Sarcastic, Sophisticated

Additional Character Details

Name: Tazio Nuvolari

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Engaging, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Heroic, Adventurous, Badass, Confident, Decisive, Empathetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Ilse

Age: 20

Gender: Female

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Beautiful, Desperate, Insecure, Manipulative, Romantic, Secretive, Seductive, Adventurous, Obedient, Skillful, Complex

Additional Character Details

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Aurora Metro

Year Published: 2014

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Supplemental Materials

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