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Of firebirds & moonmen

Norman J. James

Of firebirds & moonmen

a designer"s story from the Golden Age

by Norman J. James

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Published by Xlibris Corp. in [United States] .
Written in English

  • Firebird automobile,
  • Automobiles, Gas-turbine,
  • Automotive gas turbines

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOf firebirds and moonmen
    StatementNorman J. James.
    LC ClassificationsTL215.F57 .J36 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23943115M
    ISBN 109781425776534
    LC Control Number2007902519

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Aug 01,  · Of Firebirds & Moonmen: A designer's story from the Golden Age by Norman J James If you were a newly-minted designer in the s, the place you would want to go to work would be General Motors.

Legendary Harley Earl ran his design division as his own private fiefdom, and his Knight's Errant were his designers.4/5(7). Of Firebirds & Moonmen isn't a book for everyone. The author's memory for the details of his life is impressive, but perhaps not every reader will want to know the details of each apartment the up-and-coming designer lived in or his favorite place to eat/5(6).

Oct 28,  · The Hardcover of the Of Firebirds and Moonmen: A designer's story from the Golden Age by Norman J. James at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: Ultimately, what  Of Firebirds & Moonmen creates is a record of what it was like to be a designer during GM’s golden age.

It is a memoir whose author was there when it happened and whose life, in all of its detail, provides a glimpse of how what was then the world’s largest company produced some of.

May 22,  · Of Firebirds & Moonmen is heavily documented with photographs, illustrations and graphics, which were prepared at General Motors as proposal and contract deliverables.

They are supplemented with personal photographs and other graphics collected or prepared specifically for the book. All illustrations, corporate and personal, are by the Xlibris US. The book also covers the vehicle’s wide variety of engine options, along with all special editions and model variations from the Firebird’s introduction in to the final model in The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide Sep 29,  · Firebirds is, as the full title indicates, an anthology.

Meaning, it is not a novel, but a book with many short stories. There are 16 short stories, well, actually it is more like 15 short stories and a short comic.

Each one is by a different author.4/5. Jan 22,  · From Chapter 1 Later that same August [], while waiting to start eighth grade, I had a strange summer fever. I experienced some stiffness and pains in my neck and muscle spasms in. Of Firebirds & Moonmen isn't a book for everyone.

The author's memory for the details of his life is impressive, but perhaps not every reader will want to know the details of each apartment the up-and-coming designer lived in or his favorite place to Norman J.

James. Rent, buy, or sell Of Firebirds & Moonmen - ISBN - Orders over $49 ship for free. - Bookbyte. Oct 26,  · His book, Of Firebirds and Moonmen, is a must read for any designer.

It opens up a world of design that was certainly unknown to me and unlike any experience I had at Design Staff. It opens up a world of design that was certainly unknown to me and unlike any experience I had at Design Staff.

Feb 23,  · Read here[PDF] Of Firebirds & Moonmen: A Designer's Story from the Golden Age Read Online.

This is a designer's story from the Golden Age, of Firebirds and Moonmen. It is the author's story of how, through chance and circumstance, he was to live a 13/2 year odyssey, working with the most talented people in General 5/5(1). Jan 16,  · The book Firebirds fits into the nonfiction category because it was written by a veteran of the Vietnam war, Chuck Carlock.

This takes place in the Vietnam War, following Kamikaze Carlock, as his friends called him, through his tours in Vietnam flying and assisting the Firebirds/5.

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Jul 20,  · [Read Book] Of Firebirds & Moonmen: A designer's story from the Golden Age EBook. Nov 04,  · The Firebird III at the Mesa Proving Grounds. Be sure to read the previous post on Dean’s Garage, Of Firebirds and Moonmen, Part One.

In that post there was an excerpt from the book about the design phase of the project, and photos from GM Styling including construction of the car. There’s nothing like hearing him tell it in person but James’ biography, Of Firebirds and Moonmen, includes that drawing among many others that illustrate the book’s end- to-end, pre-CAD processes in designing, developing and building the classic Firebird III.

Firebird, is a fantasy novel, by American author Mercedes is a retelling of The Golden Bird and The Firebird. Plot summary. The story revolves around the life of the clever young Ilya, who is one of the eight sons of a local boyar (Russian nobleman) named Ivan (who insists on being referred to as "Tsar").

Being in a household where the philosophy is 'survival of the fittest Author: Mercedes Lackey. Apr 12,  · Of Firebirds and Moonmen, Part One. A tribute to Norman J. James, designer of the Firebird III Excerpt from Of Firebirds & Moonmen “If we don’t put fins on this car, then someone else will.” enjoyed that, must get book, thanks for posting.

Shortly after, I came across a book that were exactly in the center of that fascinating and exciting period, and that brought lots of details and facts that were greatly attractive, and specially the very own view of someone that lived himself that exciting time.

I'm talking about "Of Firebirds & moonmen.Mar 01,  · General Motors’ Firebird III may well be the most spectacular concept car ever made, not just because of its radical appearance but also its engineering, which was decades ahead of its time. While it normally resides in GM’s Heritage Center in Sterling Heights, Michigan, the iconic masterpiece made an appearance recently at the Norm is the author of the book, "Of Firebirds and Moonmen".

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