List of participating authors

2012 Automotive Authors Book Fair
November 17, 2012
Automotive Hall of Fame, Dearborn, Michigan

(as of October 5, 2012)

American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company, Bryce Hoffman

The Art of the Muscle Car and books on Camaro and GT, David Newhardt

Automotive Climate Control: 116 Years of Progress, Gene Dickirson

Car Spy (a book about "sleuth" automotive photographer), Jim Dunne

Chevrolet, 1911-1960 and Detroit Area Test Tracks, Mike Davis

Cows to Cars: A Family History of Automotive Sales and Service from the Heartland of American Motoring, John Lorenz

David Buick's Marvelous Motor Car: the Men and the Automobile that Launched General Motors, Larry Gustin

The Dearborn Inn, Jennifer Ganem

The Dodge Brothers, the Men, the Motor Cars and the Legacy and Storied Independent Automakers: Nash, Hudson, and American Motors, Charles Hyde

Engines of Change: a History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars, Paul Ingrassia

Carved-Panel Hearses and Fire Trucks of The 1950s, Walt McCall

The Ford Dealership, Volume II: 1908-1970, Henry Dominguez

History of Maxwell Motor Company, Anthony Yanik

Inside the Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild: Contestants Recall the Famous General Motors Talent Search, John L. Jacobus, editor

Look Out America: Our U.S. Auto Industry Is Living on Borrowed Time, Dell Schroeder

Lost Truck Legends, an Illustrated History of Unique, Small-Scale, Truck Builders and Going the Greyhound Way: the Romance of the Road, Robert Gabrick

'40 Ford: Evolution-Design-Racing-Hot Rodding, Joseph Cabadas

Outraged: How Detroit and the Wall Street Car Czars Killed the American Dream, Lillie Guyer and Tamara Darvish

100 Years of Chevrolet and Zora Arkus-Dontov, the Legend Behind the Corvette,
Jerry Burton

Public Image of Henry Ford and other Ford books, David Lewis

Sirens of Chrome: the Enduring Allure of Auto Show Models, Margery Krevsky

We were the Ramchargers: Inside Drag Racing's Legendary Team, David Rockwell

What is Good for General Motors? Solving America's Industrial Conundrum, Thomas Crumm


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