Read by: David Mitchell -- Time: 5 hours 35 minutes
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The story of a mechanically inclined farm boy, who turned the automobile from a toy for the wealthy, into a necessity for modern life.
[Adult (non-fiction) - biography] Originally published 1934
Edited by: Joel Nicholas
Cover by: Kristen Tuttle
This biography approaches the story of Henry Ford in the context of his world. For example, existing roads were as much a factor on cars, as the car was on the advance of roads. The farmer would not risk his livelihood on a Ford internal combustion tractor, until the engine proved itself in his Sunday car. And the public held suspicion of mass production, until Ford showed it could provide value, quality, and good wages.
Ralph Henry Graves, born 1878, wrote mostly short biographies for magazines. This longer biography is his most famous work.
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Audiobook is in immediately downloadable MP3 format.
Size = 458Mb. A broadband connection is recommended.
Audience = Adult 16+
Non-Fiction Subject = Biography
BIC = BGB (Biography: business and industry)
DDC = 920 (History, geography, and biography / Biography, genealogy, insignia)
BISAC = BIO003000 (BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business)
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