Edsel

Edsel

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
A tale of power-hungry executives, self-righteous union bosses, ruthless mobsters, and the biggest flop ever to roll off a Motor City assembly line

Blackwell North Amer
For Minor, who had a colorful, thriving career as a newspaper man twenty years earlier, a last chance to make it big - or take a big fall - has come from Henry Ford II and his new brainchild, the Edsel. Shrouded in secrecy, the E-car is to compete with Cadillac and make Ford Motor Company the number one shop in town...and the world. Minor's job? Sell it to America.
Although Minor has his doubts about this car (especially that strange grille), he knows how to make an advertising pitch. But before he can start, he's hit with a hardball proposition from union leader Walter Reuther and a zealous politician looking for pinkos in Detroit's bizarre pro wrestling circuit. Bouncing back and forth between two women - one half his age and the other twice as smart - Connie does what he does best and dives into the Detroit underworld of mobsters, molls, wrestlers, and ex-cops. And finds someone with deadly plans for Henry II's grand dream.

Baker
& Taylor

The Pulitzer Prize nominee and author of the acclaimed Detroit Trilogy returns with a hard-hitting tale of power-hungry executives, self-righteous union bosses, ruthless mobsters, and the biggest flop ever to roll off a Motor City assembly line.

Publisher: New York : Mysterious Press, [1995]
Copyright Date: ©1995
ISBN: 9780892965526
0892965525
Branch Call Number: MYS Estleman, L 300.4 1995
Characteristics: 291 pages ; 24 cm

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