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The Resource Billy, Alfred, and General Motors : the story of two unique men, a legendary company, and a remarkable time in American history, William Pelfrey

Billy, Alfred, and General Motors : the story of two unique men, a legendary company, and a remarkable time in American history, William Pelfrey

Label
Billy, Alfred, and General Motors : the story of two unique men, a legendary company, and a remarkable time in American history
Title
Billy, Alfred, and General Motors
Title remainder
the story of two unique men, a legendary company, and a remarkable time in American history
Statement of responsibility
William Pelfrey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pelfrey, William
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9710.U54
LC item number
G47544 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Durant, William Crapo
  • Sloan, Alfred P.
  • General Motors Corporation
  • Automobile industry and trade
  • Businesspeople
Label
Billy, Alfred, and General Motors : the story of two unique men, a legendary company, and a remarkable time in American history, William Pelfrey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-302) and index
Contents
1920: The fateful year -- A precocious dropout forges his first empire -- A quiet student becomes a first-class supplier -- A new machine creates a new order -- Restless in Flint, antsy in New York -- The dropout's next big thing -- Birth of a General -- Shooting for the stars -- Down but hardly out -- Beating the odds with Chevrolet -- A board room coup like none before or since -- The founder's grip slips again -- A last goodbye to the baby -- Alfred pulls the ranks together -- From transformation to domination -- Epilogue: What's good for General Motors
Control code
61362777
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 315 p., [12] p. of plates
Isbn
9780814408698
Lccn
2005024657
Other control number
9780814408698
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Billy, Alfred, and General Motors : the story of two unique men, a legendary company, and a remarkable time in American history, William Pelfrey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-302) and index
Contents
1920: The fateful year -- A precocious dropout forges his first empire -- A quiet student becomes a first-class supplier -- A new machine creates a new order -- Restless in Flint, antsy in New York -- The dropout's next big thing -- Birth of a General -- Shooting for the stars -- Down but hardly out -- Beating the odds with Chevrolet -- A board room coup like none before or since -- The founder's grip slips again -- A last goodbye to the baby -- Alfred pulls the ranks together -- From transformation to domination -- Epilogue: What's good for General Motors
Control code
61362777
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 315 p., [12] p. of plates
Isbn
9780814408698
Lccn
2005024657
Other control number
9780814408698
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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