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Bugatti Queen

In Search of a French Racing Legend

by Miranda Seymour

  • 296 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Random House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motor Sports,
  • Women,
  • France,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Nice, Helle,,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Women,
  • Biography,
  • Women automobile racing drivers,
  • 1900-1984,
  • Automobile racing drivers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8363690M
    ISBN 101400061687
    ISBN 109781400061686


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Born in in a tiny French village, Helene Delangle, aka Helle Nice, became a dancer and a stripper before catching the eye of Ettore Bugatti. Seduced by the combination of machines and speed, Helle /5(57). The Bugatti Queen by Miranda Seymour pp, Simon & Schuster, £ Ina former stripper known for dancing onstage with white doves won the world's first Grand Prix for women at Monthéry.

THE BUGATTI QUEEN is the story of a great pioneer of motor racing who happened to be a woman. Re-creating her rollercoaster career with great verve and panache, Miranda Seymour brilliantly shows us a life now forgotten -- and makes it unforgettable.

The Amazon Book Review /5(57). In reading this book, it was fascinating to find out when setting out to write this book, the authoress had very little research material, and through a few leads, was able to obtains precious documents loaned to her that originially belonged to Helle Nice, The Bugatti Queen, and then she was able to piece together the true story about a very /5(21).

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From the Archives: Bugatti Queen Book Review. Ma By pete. Alfa Monza. JanuaryNew Jersey. Miranda Seymour, a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and visiting professor at the Nottingham Trent University, climbed into the cockpit of a Bugatti Type 35C, then owned by noted car collector Oscar Davis.

It was the first time. Early life. Mariette Hélène Delangle was the daughter of Alexandrine Bouillie and Léon Delangle, the postman in Aunay-sous-Auneau, Eure-et-Loir, a village 47 miles from went to Paris at initially working as a nude model for artist Rene Carrere, who encouraged her to take up ballet, leading to her becoming a very successful dancer under the stage name Hélène Born: DecemAunay-sous-Auneau.

The Bugatti Queen Seymour 10 Bugatti Type 35a (Resto book, very rare) Richard Bernhart (As new,boxed) Bugatti La Gloire Franco Zagari (Slight crease on one corner of dustjacket) Bugattis Jean De Dobbeleer (Still shrink wrapped and boxed) 95 Bugatti Poster book The aptly assigned subtitle to Bugatti Queen: In Search of a French Racing Legend, gives readers the first indication that this book is not a seamless string of well-known documentation, but is.

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Born at the turn of the 20th century, Helle Nice, nee Helene Delangle, was a woman who lost friends and gained enemies, a woman you either loved or despised.

The Book “Bugatti Queen” is a wonderful read, however, Helle last few years were anything but pleasant. I just finished reading the book and it was a good read for sure. Lots of Bugatti history, racing facts and even a look into what racing life was like during WWII.

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There is also a book about the ‘Bugatti Queen’ on my shelf, which tells the story of the French female racing driver Hellé Nice, who drove a Bugatti Type 35 C. The colorful, engrossing story of Helle Nice—exotic dancer, race-car driver, accused Nazi collaborator—told with considerable élan by biographer Seymour (Mary Shelley,etc.).Daughter of a French provincial postmaster, Nice (–84) gained a certain notoriety as a nude dancer in Paris during the period after WWI (“nakedness, at the upper end of the market Author: Miranda Seymour.

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Miranda Seymour’s lively, absorbing book Bugatti Queen tries to rectify that disservice by telling the story of this provincial girl who worked her way into showbiz as a dancer.

A trip to the racetracks then opened up a new passion which she ardently pursued. “Bugatti QUEEN” is the story of Helle Nice, an attractive and athletic French woman who -- I wish there was a nicer way to say this -- prostituted herself for race cars during her two-decade.

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Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A beautifully written and hugely acclaimed account of a fascinating twentieth-century life: Helene Delangle, also known as Helle Nice, dancer, lover -- and record-breaking racing driver.

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