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The Golden Age of Train Travel
The Golden Age of Train Travel
Written by Steve Barry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813248
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The Golden Age of Train Travel

Written by Steve Barry


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $9.95

For the century after 1865 all the largest railroad companies had flagship luxury trains, spectacularly appointed steamliners offering unrivaled standards of service and thoughtful amenities including ladies’ perfume and carnations for gentlemen. These luxury trains transported well-heeled passengers in grand style across spectacular American landscapes in an atmosphere of privilege and... Read more >
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The Concorde Story
The Concorde Story
Written by Christopher Orlebar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849081634
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The Concorde Story
Seventh Edition
Written by Christopher Orlebar


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $35.00

This fully revised edition of The Concorde Story, published to coincide with the anniversary of the aircraft's first landing at Heathrow, is a complete history of Concorde. When commercial air services were launched in 1976, Concorde was hailed as one of the wonders of the technological world.

Lavishly illustrated throughout, this... Read more >
The Golden Age of Air Travel
The Golden Age of Air Travel
Written by Nina Hadaway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812234
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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The End of Detroit
The End of Detroit
Written by Micheline Maynard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385511520
Our Price: $17.99
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The End of Detroit
How the Big Three Lost Their Grip on the American Car Market
Written by Micheline Maynard


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $17.99

An in-depth, hard-hitting account of the mistakes, miscalculations and myopia that have doomed America’s automobile industry.

In the 1990s, Detroit’s Big Three automobile companies were riding high. The introduction of the minivan and the SUV had revitalized the industry, and it was widely believed that Detroit had miraculously overcome the threat of... Read more >
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A Century of Railway Travel
A Century of Railway Travel
Written by Paul Atterbury
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747813736
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A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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Volkswagen Beetle
Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Richard Copping
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814474
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Volkswagen Beetle

Written by Richard Copping


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.95

Few if any cars have achieved the iconic status of Volkswagen's classic, much-loved Beetle. With origins in Nazi Germany, it was rescued post-war by the British and enjoyed a meteoric rise in the late 60s. Volkswagen's Director General, Heinz Nordhoff created a Beetle with the intention to perfect one model of... Read more >
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Thinking Small
Thinking Small
Written by Andrea Hiott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521446
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Thinking Small
The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Andrea Hiott


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $14.99

Sometimes achieving big things requires the ability to think small. This simple concept was the driving force that propelled the Volkswagen Beetle to become an avatar of American-style freedom, a household brand, and a global icon. The VW Bug inspired the ad men of Madison Avenue, beguiled Woodstock Nation, and has... Read more >
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China Airborne
China Airborne
Written by James Fallows
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ISBN: 9780307907400
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China Airborne

Written by James Fallows


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

More than two-thirds of the new airports under construction today are being built in China. Chinese airlines expect to triple their fleet size over the next decade and will account for the fastest-growing market for Boeing and Airbus. But the Chinese are determined to be more than customers. In 2011, China...

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Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer, Read by Jonathan Cowley
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553397635
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer
Read by Jonathan Cowley


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $15.00

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
Written by Chris Balish
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087575
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How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
Save Money, Breathe Easier, and Get More Mileage Out of Life
Written by Chris Balish


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $12.95

You don'¬?t need to own a car to live well in America. In fact, you'¬?d probably be better off without one. In this groundbreaking guide, award-winning journalist Chris Balish exposes the true costs of car ownership and shows how car-free living can put anyone on the path to financial freedom. Using... Read more >
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