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Len's Road Taken

Len's Road Taken

by Leonard Gilman


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“Len’s Road Taken” is a series of memoirs by the founder of a company that went from a ten foot square portable wood roadside office to a 69,000 square foot factory producing five homes a day within a fifteen year time frame. The book characterizes the ups and downs of the company’s early years and the individuals who literally created the industry of modular homes for New England manufacture and distribution. An interesting page turner spanning a decade and a half beginning with the firm’s one truck rescued from a vehicle graveyard and culminating under a circus tent where government officials from the FHA, bank mortgage lenders and local building department officials gathered for a tour through the first factory in the country designed specifically for the manufacture of modular homes. The book runs the gamut of human emotions including how “luck” and determination blended to construct this unique success story. The story of how the Las Vegas dice tables saved Fred Smith’s Federal Express is legendary. Now, read how the sale of Christmas trees saved Len Gilman’s company. A story of Yankee grit and pride.

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ISBN-13: 9781634989404
Publisher: Bookstand Publishing
Publication date: 06/25/2020
Pages: 94
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)

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