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Day 470 April 15 2010

In 5th line on April 15, 2010 at 6:47 am

“The early twentieth century was swollen with books – many of them still found, underlined and annotated, on the shelves of his estate, Fair Lane – that defined what it meant to be modern, ideas concerning diet, exercise, reincarnation, and politics that Ford often passed on to friends and employees.”~~Fordlandia:  The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City by Greg Grandin

The story of Ford’s attempt to turn Brazilian into America as Ford attempted to jumpstart the rubber industry in Brazil. Amazon’s #13 in Best of 2009.

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