Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and sister publisher Voyageur Press, including his most recent Complete Book of Porsche 911 and Corvette 60 Years.He has just finished Porsche 911: Fifty Years, a reexamination of the 911 story based on nearly two dozen new interviews. He lives in southern California, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles.
American Barn (Motorbooks Classics Series)by Randy Leffingwell
This paperback reissue of Randy Leffingwell's popular The American Barn presents a colorful look at this classic American structure and its evolution through the years. Readers will travel from the East Coast to the American West, from the 1600s to modern times, and will relish the stunning photography that depicts everything the stone barns of hard-scrabble Maine to thoroughbred barns of lush bluegrass regions to traditional gambrel-roofed red barns of the Midwest. The detailed text examines how styles developed out of necessity and how the American barn contributed to the efficiencies and functionality of the farm. The American Barn is a trip back in time that give readers a fond look at an American icon.
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