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Factory Man

How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town

Factory Man( )
Author: Macy, Beth
ISBN:978-1-306-96461-6
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:Little Brown & Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $84.00
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The instant "New York Times" bestseller about one man's battle to save hundreds of jobs by demonstrating the greatness of American business. The Bassett Furniture Company was once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer. Run by the same powerful Virginia family for generations, it was also the center of life in Bassett, Virginia. But beginning in the 1980s, the first waves of Asian competition hit, and ultimately Bassett was forced to send its production overseas....
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Macy, Beth (Author)
Beth Macy is a journalist. Her work has appeared in national magazines and The Roanoke Times, where her reporting has won more than a dozen national awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard. Her first book, Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town, was published in 2014.

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