Introduction: Racing for "Gold and Glory" The Adventurer The Dawn of a New Opportunity 100% American The Negro Speed King Charlie's Gang "A Darn Good Move on Us" A Bad Premonition Epilogue: These Men of Grease and Grit
The never-before-told story of "the Negro Speed King" and the African American racing car circuit
Todd Gould is the ten-time Emmy Award-winning writer and television producer of For Gold and Glory, the PBS television special on which this book is based. Gould is author of Pioneers of the Hardwood, also published by Indiana University Press.
"Author Todd Gould has a remarkable eye for detail and a good ear for pace and tone... For Gold and Glory is an exciting ride about an American legend, a book that almost turns an ordinary man into a superhero." Black Issues Book Review