The Last Studebaker: A Novel (Break Away Books)

$19.00 - $10.41

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In 1963, when Lois Kulwicki’s father loses his job at Studebaker along with hundreds of other workers, he acts as if he has just been promoted. He buys a new car (the only non-Studebaker he’s ever purchased) and takes his family on vacation. On the way home, Mom dumps Dad at a Stuckey’s, and that’s the last they see of him.

Thirty years later, Lois has a family of her own, as fractured as her childhood family. Divorced but still living with her ex, she decides to move out with her two daughters and start over but then a stranger named Henry enters their lives. Out of this ersatz family, Lois tries to recover something of what she lost, beginning with a search for her abandoned father. The Last Studebaker is a warmly comic tale of lives changed forever, after the last Studebaker rolled off of the assembly line.

Lost Car Companies of Detroit

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Among more than two hundred auto companies that tried their luck in the Motor City, just three remain: Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. But many of those lost to history have colorful stories worth telling. For instance, J.J. Cole forgot to put brakes in his new auto, so on the first test run, he had to drive it in circles until it ran out of gas. Brothers John and Horace Dodge often trashed saloons during wild evenings but used their great personal wealth to pay for the damage the next day (if they could remember where they had been). David D. Buick went from being the founder of his own leading auto company to working the information desk at the Detroit Board of Trade. Author Alan Naldrett explores these and more tales of automakers who ultimately failed but shaped the industry and designs putting wheels on the road today.History Pr

The Buick: A Complete History (90th Anniversary Edition) (Automobile Quarterly Library Series)

$49.95 - $117.04

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From 1904 to the present, The Buick: A Complete History is the authoritative, intimately fascinating story superbly told by two of the most respected automotive historians, each having devoted more than a decade to researching, interviewing, documenting and recording one of the great sagas of our time. Here is a book that has become the most treasured and inexhaustible reference work on this great marque. And now, to commemorate Buick’s centennial, the new sixth edition expands to include information through model year 2004. Eight sections of Appendices include chapters on Buick racing cars; the Buick in Hollywood; the custom-bodied Buick; the Royal Buicks; heraldry and mascots of the marque; Buick around the world, with new information on ventures into China. There can be no finer Buick book for the office, the showroom, or home library. For the Buick builder, the enthusiast, the collector, the dealer, the owner, it will be the bible on Buick.

History of the Studebaker Corporation (Classic Reprint)


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Excerpt from History of the Studebaker Corporation

During the past seven years The Stude baker Corporation has spent for advertising, yet it fully recognizes that the quality of its products and the satisfaction they give customers are, in the last analysis, the only safe foundation for the upbuilding and perpetuation of its name. It is the ambition of the author, who is its President, to continue the policies toward the public which will add luster to the name Studebaker.

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Illustrated Studebaker Buyer’s Guide (Illustrated Buyer’s Guide)

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This is a detailed and well illustrated book on the Studebaker cars and trucks with advice for buyers on each of the models. It includes Electrics, Garfield, E-M-F, Flanders, 4s & 6s, Dictator, Commander, President, Erskine, Rockne, Champion, Land Cruiser, Starliner, Starlight, Sedans and Station Wagons, Golden Hawk, Lark, Gran Turismo Hawk, Passenger Cars, Avanti and TrucksUsed Book in Good Condition

Studebaker Hawks & Larks Limited Edition Premier

$32.95 - $25.34

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After WW2, the market changed and Studebaker began to struggle, as resources were limited and smaller companies, like Studebaker, found they could not compete against General Motors and Ford. The Hawk series lasted from 1956 to 1966 and from 1999 they added the compact Lark VI & Lark VIII to their range.

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