Glenn Pray: The Untold Stories
"I have been listening to Glenn Pray stories for over forty years. This book hit the entertainment mark, it made me laugh and it made me cry...a thoroughly enjoyable read." Randy Ema, Duesenberg historian. In this amusing book, Glenn Pray tells the story of himself and his rise to fame. Claiming he "started out with nothing and has most of it left," he borrowed a twenty-dollar bill, and bought the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Company. Within months, his name was splashed across every major newspaper from coast to coast and around the world as he began manufacturing his "second generation" Cord and Auburn automobiles. In Glenn Pray, a "poor boy with poor ways," we see a person who was determined to succeed. His charismatic character exemplifies the epitome of positive thinking, always looking for the humor in every situation, and making friends out of strangers. Glenn Pray is the embodiment of the American Spirit. A humorist, patented inventor, high speed test car driver, classic car designer, motivational speaker, teacher, aerobatic pilot, Marine, the king of barter, successful businessman, and gifted storyteller; Glenn Pray is a fascinating study of man's uncanny ability to fight the odds and win despite circumstance. Glenn himself said, "I worked my guardian angel to death." Surely, after reading about Glenn Pray's numerous brushes with serious injury or death, you will agree. If anyone had a guardian angel protecting him, certainly that person would be Glenn Pray. You will find the Glenn Pray story fascinating, hilarious, and inspirational.