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Henry Ford made a name for himself in American history as an influential player in the development of the American automobile industry. Though it has been over one hundred years since he founded the Ford Motor Company, his life and legacy continues to be a subject of interest for many people.


Books about Henry Ford
Authors and scholars have explored many facets of Henry Ford’s life and work.

Books about the Ford Family
A number of books have been written about Henry Ford and his family including his wife, Clara, and his son, Edsel, who succeeded him as president of the Ford Motor Company.

Books by Henry Ford
Several autobiographical accounts were published during Henry Ford’s lifetime. These books however, though reflecting his views, were not actually written by Ford himself.

Books about Henry Ford for Children and Young Adults
A number of books have been written to introduce children to Henry Ford and his story of American ingenuity.

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