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Once Upon a Car

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  • Richly anecdotal work is more than a riveting and insightful business history.
  • The best book on the whole shebang that you are ever going to read… a critical history.
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“Essential account of the United States auto industry.” (New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice)

“Compelling… a human approach to an industry that couldn’t be less human in scale… entertaining.” (Wall Street Journal)

“The book is extraordinary. Vlasic offers what will probably become the definitive retelling of the crisis that nearly felled America’s three carmaking icons.” (Financial Times)

“A deeply reported, full-on narrative in the style of Barbarians at the Gate or Game Change .” (Chicago Tribune)

Once Upon a Car is the best book on the whole shebang that you are ever going to read… a critical history.” (Huffington Post)

“With almost anthropological precision, Once Upon a Car is a thorough and compelling account of the collapse of the domestic auto industry” (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

“Even with all the ink spilled on Detroit lately, Vlasic’s tale is as fresh as a new car… Vlasic says he wanted to write a fast-paced narrative, and he’s penned a page-turner in Once Upon a Car ” (Fortune.com)

“Vlasic delivers a devastating account of auto industry arrogance, ignorance, and tragedy.” (Publishers Weekly)