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The Yugo 2 editions

Cover of: The Yugo | Jason Vuic
About the Book

Six months after its American introduction in 1985, the Yugo had become a punch line; within a year, it was a staple of late-night comedy. For most Americans, that's where the story begins and ends. Hardly: the saga of the short, unhappy life of the Yugo, the men who built it, the men who imported it, and the decade that embraced and discarded it is outrageous, astounding, and one of the greatest untold business-cum-morality tales of the 1980s. Mix one rabid entrepreneur, several thousand "good" communists, a willing U.S. State Department, the shortsighted Detroit auto industry, and improvident bankers, shake vigorously, and you've got The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History. - Back cover.


Library of Congress TL215.Z32 V58 2009
Dewey 629.222/2

2 editions First published in 2009

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Cover of: The Yugo
2010, Hill and Wang
The Yugo
Paperback in English
Cover of: The Yugo
2009, Hill and Wang
The Yugo
in English - 1st ed.


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