Archive for Author 'Other', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Tiffany Willey Middleton & James J. Semon
If the Budweiser horses are all that comes to mind when someone says “Clydesdale” this book will add many more arrows to your quiver. Many strands come together in this story and it is good that someone is shining a light on it.
by Diego Rosenberg
Just the name “muscle car” was enough to make traditional car buyers—adults, male, conservative—shudder at the thought of running into hotrodders and hooligans at the showroom. Quite the pickle for the carmakers’ marketing folks.
by Peter Joffre Nye
You may not know the man but you use his products every time you turn the ignition key. Many of the early pioneers lived large, colorful lives but Champion’s had a particularly bright spark.
by Brian McMahon
What does Minnesota have to do with Ford? It had the first Ford dealership in the world, started before there even were any Fords to sell. There are many more connections, all covered here.
by Sigur E. Whitaker
From wholesale grocer to motorsports impresario this unknown businessman would become a household name. This biography presents these and many other of his activities.
by Arnold O’Byrne
The author rose from accounts clerk to senior executive at GM and in his role as in-house auditor laid bare corruption, dishonesty, and disrespect at GM Ireland. This autobiography tells it like it is.
by Mark D. Howell & John D. Miller (eds)
Are motorsports relevant to the culture at large? Essays from a diverse range of contributors look for answers from the late nineteenth century to the present—but other cultures may well have different answers.
by Gijs Mom
Written by an academic for a scholarly audience this book investigates why, among the various modes of transport, it was the car that established itself as dominant, and its geographic spread.
by Graeme Cocks
You may not have heard of the place—described in the 1920s and ‘30s as one of the best natural racing surfaces in the world and a history stretching back over 100 years—but you will have heard of the cars, mostly British and American.
by Jon Pressnell
There once was a time when modest Morris owned the largest-ever share of the British market. What happened? Lots of new material sheds light on the matter.
by Steve Stuckey
Introduced in 1936 and drawing on the firm’s aero engine expertise the P III was to defend Rolls-Royce’s honor in the “battle of the cylinders.” It is considered the first modern Rolls-Royce, with all the pros and cons this entails. This book has no cons but there aren’t many copies to go around.
by Howden Ganley
F1 mechanic, F1 driver, journalist, constructor of his own race car—Ganley has been around. As employee No. 3 at McLaren he was there when the floors were dirt and the chassis stand a wooden crate. Lives like this are uncommon, and so are good books about them.