Outlaw Machine: Harley-davidson And The Search For The American Soul

May 2, 2000|
Outlaw Machine: Harley-davidson And The Search For The American Soul by Brock Yates
$28.00
Paperback
Earn 140 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Free shipping on orders over $35
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

The legendary story of Harley-Davidson's rise to power--not only as an international industry leader but as an American cultural icon.

How did the Harley-Davidson motorcycle, originally a machine for casual riders, evolve into a symbol of defiance and liberation? An embellished 1947 Life magazine article about a California town terrorized by gangs of motorcycle punks changed the world's perception of motorcycles from sporty machines to menaces-to-society, and as the loudest and heaviest bikes on the market, Harley-Davidsons were considered the baddest of them all.

Outlaw Machine chronicles the fascinating social history that built Harley-Davidson's reputation--including the rise of Hell's Angels and the counterculture classic Easy Rider--and, more entrancing still, the bike's and its company's storybook rise to international fame and popularity. Written by renowned automotive journalist Brock Yates, Outlaw Machine is the definitive book on the Harley-Davidson and its place in American culture.
Brock Wendel Yates was born in Lockport, New York on October 21, 1933. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Hobart College in 1955 and served in the Navy. He was an automotive journalist who wrote for Car and Driver magazine. In the 1970's, he founded of the Cannonball Baker Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, more comm...
Loading
Title:Outlaw Machine: Harley-davidson And The Search For The American Soul
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:272 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:May 2, 2000
Publisher:Crown
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780767905169

Recently Viewed
|