American Motors Corporation makes good use of its coffee-table format, relating AMC's high and low points with a good balance of photos and text this casually enjoyable book should satisfy all..." - AutoWeek"
Foster may well be the world's premier raconteur when it comes to telling and retelling the ultimately sad story of AMC. The bigger-than-life treatment of that saga as presented here is an impressive piece of publishing." - Hemmings Muscle Machines (137,000 circulation)"
Here's a book that all admirers of AMC and independent automakers alike will want to read and then display in a visible spot in their library. Penned by Hemmings Classic Car's Pat Foster, it details the entire existence of AMC, from its formation back in 1954 to its demise in 1987. Within the 208 pages of this hardcover tome resides all the insightful information about AMC that you will want to know. Starting with the merger of Hudson and Nash, then the huge success of the Rambler, all the men responsible for the company's cars, their designs, and AMC's successes and failures are outlined in a clear, concise, easy-to-read manner that will prevent you from putting the book down until you finish reading it. Yes, it's that informative, and entertaining. The book's pleasing layout and design make it a treat for the eyes. We especially appreciate the inclusion of many proposed styling and design illustrations that show what could have been, underlining AMC's major role in the American auto industry. It's a must-read." - Hemming's Classic Car