Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars

Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars

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Paperback, Simon & Schuster, 2013, ISBN13 9781451640649, ISBN10 1451640641
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ENGINES OF CHANGE [9781451640649]

From the assembly lines of Henry Ford to the open roads of Route 66, America's history is a vehicular history-an idea brought brilliantly to life in this major work by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Ingrassia.
"Engines of Change "is a wondrous epic in fifteen automobiles, including the Corvette, the Beetle, and the Chevy Corvair, as well as the personalities and tales behind them: Robert McNamara's unlikely role in Lee Iacocca's Mustang, Henry Ford's Model T, as well as Honda's Accord, the BMW 3 Series, and the Jeep, among others. Through these cars and these characters, Ingrassia shows how the car has expressed the particularly American tension between the lure of freedom and the obligations of utility. Narrative history of the highest caliber, "Engines of Change "is an entirely edifying new way to look at the American story.

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Number of Pages: 395
Original Languages: English
Author: Ingrassia, Paul
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN-13: 9781451640649
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.00 x 8.75 x 1.00 Inches
ISBN-10: 1451640641
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