Book: 500 Miles to Go by J. Conrad Guestcategories: Book, Indy 500, Auto Racing, Romance, Foyt, Indianapolis 500
J. Conrad Guestabout this book: "I looked at the phone, silent on the nightstand, and for the first time since she walked out of my life, I thought about calling Gail. Never had I longed so much to hear her voice. 'Alex Król,' she'd say into the phone, the way she used to when we were young. I imagined her telling me how glad she was that I'd called, that she'd listened to the race on the radio, had watched it later that night on tape delay, and had celebrated with me. She'd go on to say that she'd followed my entire career, was proud of all that I'd accomplished, maybe even adding that she'd been foolish to worry about my getting hurt. I'd tell her it was okay, that I understood. Then I'd ask her to join me for dinner when I got back to town, and she'd sigh in that way she had, and tell me that she'd love to..."
Alex paused, and Alicia waited patiently for him to continue:
"But so much in life never plays out the way we envision it. My marriage was proof of that."
What they're saying about 500 Miles to Go:
• "First loser becomes disillusioned winner, hindsight waxes philosophical, and a lonely man reminds us "One doesn't find love... It's not some object to be unearthed... Love is a choice." — Sheila Deeth, author of Divide by Zero
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