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Author Knoedelseder, William, 1947- author.

Title Fins : Harley Earl, the rise of General Motors, and the glory days of Detroit / William Knoedelseder.

Publication Info. New York, NY : HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Biography - NSLY-11  B EARL, HARLEY    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pioneers -- Hollywood and Harley -- The competitors -- The Cadillac Kid -- Battleground Detroit -- Assembly lines to breadlines -- A man of style and "statue" -- "What will I tell Mr. Sloan?" -- Helping make Germany great again -- "I wouldn't buy that sonofabitch" -- Detroit's war -- The birth of fins -- Designing the future -- The great American sports car race -- The hot one -- Glory days -- Insurrection -- Not fade away.
Summary Chronicles the rise of the American auto industry through the life of Harley Earl, an innovator who introduced the art of automobile styling into the auto-making industry, revolutionizing the way cars were made and marketed.
Subject Earl, Harley.
General Motors Corporation -- History.
Automobile engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- History.
Detroit (Mich.) -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 9780062289070 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
0062289071 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
9780062289094 (electronic book)

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