"A compelling biography that captures Carl Fisher's amazing spirit and drive. Foster has recovered the fascinating history of this creative businessman whose accomplishments have persisted while his memory dimmed. " - Indiana Magazine of History
--Indiana Magazine of History
"An insightful study of a path breaking entrepreneur. Should remain the definitive study of ' Mr. Miami Beach' for years to come. Engaging and superbly written, it will be of interest to scholars of leisure, tourism, and Florida history."- Southern Historian
"Fisher did provide the emerging leisure revolution with things to play with and places to play in - bicycles, car racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and, by the 1920s, Miami Beach's finest hotels." -Miami Herald
"An excellent and thorough job of summing up, spotlighting Fisher's achievements and filling in the details of his personal life." -Booklist
"An excellent account of one of America's automotive pioneers who provided us with a rich leisure and entertainment legacy." -Cruise-IN.com
" This stands as the Fisher bio written without family spin. For Fisher fans, it's the rest of the story."
--Hemmings Classic Car
"The definitive biography of Fisher, abundantly illustrated and written in an engaging style."