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Ford F-Series: America's Pickup Truck

Ford F-Series: America’s Pickup Truck documents the origin and evolution in many never-before-published historic photographs and gallery illustrations, from deep within the archives of Ford Motor Company. As the only official Ford book celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the Ford F-Series, this volume explores the F-Series both in terms of its design and engineering as well as its impact on people and popular culture. Ford F-Series: America’s Pickup Truck contains 240 pages of photographs documenting the origin and evolution of this treasured American icon, including many never-before-published from deep within the archives of Ford Motor Company. A comprehensive story of this uniquely American truck, the book explores the F-150 both in terms of its design and engineering as well as its impact on people and popular culture. Ford F-Series enables the history of America’s beloved pickup to be cherished and enjoyed at home in a stylishly handsome volume, and with its custom cover design anyone would be proud to display.

About The Author

William G. Scheller is the author of more than twenty books, including American Hot Rod and American Chopper for HLLA/Universe. A two-time finisher in the 7,000-mile One Lap of America transcontinental automobile rally, he is co-author of the cult classic Manifold Destiny, which launched the craze for cooking on car engines; and collaborated with public television car expert Brad Sears on the book Last Chance Garage. He and his wife, Kay, are authors and publishers of Best Vermont Drives, a guide to their adopted state.

  • Publish Date: October 14, 2008
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Transportation - Automotive - Trucks
  • Publisher: Universe
  • Trim Size: 11 x 11
  • Pages: 240
  • US Price: $50.00
  • CDN Price: $57.50
  • ISBN: 978-0-7893-9972-4

Reviews

"Generously illustrated with many never-before-published historic photographs and gallery illustrations culled from deep within the archives of the Ford Motor Company, this book...allows the history of America's beloved pickup to be cherished and enjoyed at home in a stylish and handsome publication." ~Classictrucks.com

"...it's a great compilation of history, images, and factual information." ~Truckin' Magazine

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