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

ISBN-10: 1451640641

ISBN-13: 9781451640649

Edition: 2012

Authors: Paul Ingrassia

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Chronicles the history reflected by fifteen iconic car models to discuss how automobiles reflect key cultural shifts as well as developments in such areas as manufacturing, women's rights, and environmental awareness.
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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 5/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Paul Ingrassia is the former Detroit bureau chief forThe Wall Street Journal. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1993 (with Joseph B. White) for reporting on management crises at General Motors, Ingrassia has chronicled the auto industry for more than twenty-five years. He is co-author, with White, ofComeback: The Fall and Rise of the American Automobile Industry, and has made numerous media appearances on ABC TV'sWorld News TonightandGood Morning America, NPR'sMorning Edition, and other programs. From the Hardcover edition.

When Henry Met Sallie: Car Wars and Culture Clashes at the Dawn of America's Automotive Age
Zora, Zora, Zora: A Bolshevik Boy Escapes the Nazis and Saves the Great American Sports Car
The 1959 Cadillacs: Style, Status, and the Race for the Biggest Tail Fins Ever
Volkswagen's Beetle and Microbus: The Long and Winding Road from Hitler to the Hippies
The Chevy Corvair Makes Ralph Nader Famous, Lawyers Ubiquitous, and (Eventually) George W. Bush President of the United States
Turning a "Librarian" into a "Sexpot": The Youth Boom, the Sixties, and the Making of the Mustang
The Brief but Glorious Reign of John Z. DeLorean and the Pontiac GTO
Ohio Gozaimasu: Godzilla, Mr. Thunder, and How a Little Japanese Car Became America's Big Ichiban
The Chrysler Minivans: Baby Boomers Become Soccer Moms and a, um, Driving Force in American Politics
The BMW 3 Series: The Rise of the Yuppies and the Road to Arugula
The Jeep: From War to Suburbia, or How to Look Like You're Going Rock Climbing When You're Really Going to Nordstrom
The Ford F-Series: Cowboys, Country Music, and Red-Meat Wheels for Red-State Americans
An Innovative Car (the Prius), Its Insufferable Drivers (the Pious), and the Advent of a New Era
Selected Bibliography
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