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Shelby: The Man, the Cars, the Legendby Wallace A. Wyss
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Carroll Hall Shelby was a character, an icon in car culture, and has accomplished and failed at many things in life from chicken farmer to an 83 year old man who is now (again) advising Ford on the creation of a Shelby Mustang.
The book goes back into Shelbys history in racing, the beginnings of the Cobra, the Daytona, the 427 Cobra, Fords battle for LeMans, the front drive Shelby Dodges, the infamous Series I, Shelbys participation in the development of the Viper, his quarter century-long running battle with the army of Cobra clonesters, and much more.
Carroll Hall Shelby was a character, an icon in car culture, and has accomplished and failed at many things in life from chicken farmer to an 83 year old man who is now (again) advising Ford on the creation of a Shelby Mustang
This newly updated and expanded edition gives incredible insight into the life and times of Carroll Hall Shelby, from his humble brith as the son of a rural Texas postman up through his death in 2012. Updates include 16 additional pages of photos, updated information and larger text, Bonus 50 question Shelby trivia quiz, new Foreword by Bob Bondarant, and coverage through 2013 Mustangs. Get the nitty-gritty details only an un-authorized Biography (as this book is) would include!
About the Author
The author is a native of Detroit. His first career following graduation from Wayne State was marketing Detroit-made muscle cars. His previous book, Shelby’s Wildlife: The Cobras and the Mustangs, was in print for 17 years. His magazine articles are found in Motor Trend, Car and Driver, and Auto and Motor Sport.
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