308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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.