The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.9 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years. As the weather wreaked havoc on land, the freezing Atlantic became a wind-whipped zone of peril, setting the stage for one of the most heroic rescue stories ever
Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars
4.6 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
America was made manifest by its cars. From the assembly lines of Henry Ford to the open roads of Route 66 and Jack Kerouac, America's history is a vehicular history-an idea brought brilliantly to life in this major work by the acclaimed author of C
Life in the Fast Lane: The Definitive Text
4.4 out of 5 stars with 281 reviews
Over the past two decades, Life in the Fast Lane has grown to become a true staple of Formula 1 literature. In essence a monthly diary of a Benetton grand prix mechanic, this essential book gives a behind-the-scenes account of daily life in the trenc
The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History
4.8 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
Six months after its American introduction in 1985, the Yugo was a punch line; within a year, it was a staple of late-night comedy. By 2000, NPR's Car Talk declared it ''the worst car of the millennium.'' And for most Americans that's where the story begins and ends. Hardly.
The short, unhappy life of the car, the men who built it, the men who imported it, and the decade that embraced and discarded it is rollicking and astounding, and it is one of the greatest untold business-cum-morality