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1000 Mile Dream

Written by
James A. Fontana

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331 pages, Hardcover
ISBN: 9780888874177
$24.95 CA

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About the Book

The 1000 Mile Dream takes you behind the scenes on a nostalgic, wheel-gripping ride-along in a Mille Miglia of the late 1950's. An eclectic, international cast of characters, each with his own agenda including seduction and intrigue, race against each other for the coveted Coppa Mazzotti in an all-out, death dealing circuit around Italy. Their individual triumphs and failures are not resolved until the winning car crosses the finish line in Brescia in an unexpected ending.

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About the Author James A. Fontana

James Fontana was born in 1938 in Fort Frances, Ontario, where he grew up within a fifteen-minute walk to the river where the great La Vérendrye's expedition passed with his huge, heavily loaded freighter canoes numerous times.

His interest in writing was instilled by the nuns at St. Mary's, the teaching personnel at Fort Frances High. It developed further at St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, where he attained his BA. James then studied law at University of Ottawa, being called to the Bar of Ontario in 1966. After thirty years on the bench - four years as an Assistant Crown Attorney, twenty years with a private practice, and six years as a Judge of the Ontario Court of Justice - he retired in 2014.

In retirement he has returned to writing for the sheer enjoyment and has produced over seven books. He lives with his wife, Margaret, and their little dog, Reggi. His crime novels include "No Cause of Death" (1994) and "The Mad Bomber of Parliament Hill" (2005, Borealis).

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