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Driven: A Photobiography of Henry Ford (National Geographic Photobiographies)

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Driven: A Photobiography of Henry Ford is a riveting profile of the man whose invention revolutionized American life: the industrial visionary who changed the automobile from rich mans toy into affordable necessity. Don Mitchell weaves archival images from the Benson Ford Research Center with quotes from Fords writings, speeches, and interviews to create a lively, comprehensive profile of this intriguing individual.

Fiercely independent, and a man of complex contradictions, Henry Ford is revealed above all as a man driven to achieve his dream of building "a motor car for the great multitude," accessible to all. Driven includes a time line, resource list, and index.

About the Author

Don Mitchells father spent his career in the automotive industry. Mitchell has worked as a public servant in the U.S. Senate and in the White House on the staff of the National Security Council. He has written one previous National Geographic title Liftoff: A Photobiography of John Glenn. He lives in Arlington, VA.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781426301551
Author:
Mitchell, Don
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Foreword by:
Iacocca, Lee
Foreword:
Iacocca, Lee
Foreword:
Ford, William
Author:
Iacocca, Lee
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Subject:
Ford, Henry
Subject:
Industrialists -- United States.
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Technology-Inventions
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Transportation - Cars & Trucks
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
National Geographic Photobiographies
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
60 FULL-COLOR PHOTOS
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11.04x9.42x.45 in. 1.19 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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