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Evel Knievel

Daredevil (17-Oct-1938 — 30-Nov-2007)


Evel Knievel and Scott Bachman. Evel Ways: A Daring Approach to Life. Minneapolis, MN: GraF/X. 1999. 198pp.

Stuart Barker. Life of Evel: Evel Knievel. London: Willow. 2004. 352pp.

Ace Collins. Evel Knievel: An American Hero. New York City: St. Martin's Press. 1999. 222pp.

Sheldon Saltman and Maury Green. Evel Knievel on Tour. New York City: Dell. 1977. 208pp.

Steve Mandich. Evel Incarnate: The Life and the Legend of Evel Knievel. London, UK: Sidgwick & Jackson. 2000. 256pp.

Leigh Montville. Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend. Doubleday. 2011. 398pp.

Giles Smith. Midnight in the Garden of Evel Knievel. London, UK: Picador. 2000. 358pp.


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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Current Biography, 1972 Yearbook (pp.261-63)

  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.407)

  7. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.83)

  8. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.49)

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