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Contoocook, NH: Dragonwyck Publishing, 1983. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. Format is approximately 8.75 inches by 11.25 inches. 192 pages. Decorated front cover. Profusely illustrated. Preface by Marvin F. Studebaker. Footnotes. Some page foxing noted. This is a Dragonwyck National Heritage Series Book. A delightful history of the Studebaker heritage - showing the history from the buggy to the more recent Studebakers this book provides the reader with the complete history not only in words but in black and white photographs. Asa Hall had a lifelong interest in wheeled transportation and its history, specifically that of horse drawn vehicles, motor cars and trucks, agricultural equipment, and railroads. His collection of antique vehicles included three horse drawn vehicles, 13 farm tractors and 36 motorized antique cars and trucks. He also held membership in over 20 organizations representing the above mentioned types of transportation and transportation history. He was co-author of the hard cover book THE STUDEBAKER CENTURY. Additionally, he authored numerous articles on Studebaker history. He served on The Board of Directors of six national and international organizations dealing with the history of transportation, one of which he founded. During the Vietnam Period, Asa served as a medic in the U.S. Navy. Asa E. Hall was a Life member of Studebaker Drovers Club and had an extensive collection of Studebaker trucks, cars, horsedrawn vehicles, and memorabilia.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. 13th Printing [stated]. Hardcover. , 590,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Includes Cast of Characters, Chronology, Currency Conversions, Sources and Abbreviations, Notes, and Index. Walter Isaacson (born May 20, 1952) is an American analyst, author, journalist, historian, and professor. Positions that he's held include serving as the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., as well as the chairperson and CEO of CNN and as the managing editor of Time. His writings have appeared in multiple publications such as the New Orleans Times-Picayune and The Sunday Times. Isaacson achieved academic success early and eventually attended the University of Oxford as a Rhodes scholar at Pembroke College. After working for multiple years as a journalist, he branched out into authorship and co-wrote with Evan Thomas the work The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. Over the years, he's written multiple biographical works including Steve Jobs, American Sketches, Einstein: His Life and Universe, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, and Kissinger: A Biography. His books have received praise from a wide variety of reviewers, with Steve Jobs becoming adapted into a film of the same name. Isaacson has additionally served as a professor at Tulane University. In terms of public service, he was appointed vice chairperson of the Louisiana Recovery Authority, a board that oversaw spending on the recovery from Hurricane Katrina. He's also worked in various positions for the U.S. Departments of State and Defense.