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strong 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 s the first waves of Asian competition hit and ultimately Bassett was forced to send its production overseas .

One man fought back John Bassett III a shrewd and determined third generation factory man now chairman of Vaughan Bassett Furniture Co which employs more than Virginians and has sales of more than million In FACTORY MAN Beth Macy brings to life Bassett s deeply personal furniture and family story along with a host of characters from an industry that was as cutthroat as it was colorful As she shows how he uses legal maneuvers factory efficiencies and sheer grit and cunning to save hundreds of jobs she also reveals the truth about modern industry in America strong strong by Beth Macy

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Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town
Title:Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town
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ISBN:0316231436
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Number of Pages:464
Category:Non fiction, Business, History, Biography, Economics
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The true story of two African American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks and whose mother endured a year struggle to get them back br br The year was and the place a sweltering tobacco farm in the Jim Crow South town of Truevine Virginia George and Willie Muse were two little boys born to a sharecropper family One day a white man offered them a piece of candy setting off events that would take them around the world and change their lives forever br br Captured into the circus the Muse brothers performed for royalty at Buckingham Palace and headlined over a dozen sold out shows at New York s Madison Square Garden They were global superstars in a pre broadcast era But the very root of their success was in the color of their skin and in the outrageous caricatures they were forced to assume supposed cannibals sheep headed freaks even Ambassadors from Mars br br Back home their mother never accepted that they were gone and spent years trying to get them back Through hundreds of interviews and decades of research Beth Macy expertly explores a central and difficult question Where were the brothers better off On the world stage as stars or in poverty at home br br i Truevine i is a compelling narrative rich in historical detail and rife with implications to race relations today, On the heroin epidemic plaguing our country told via the stories of victims family members addicts and dealers in a small town and taking readers on a journey from coalmines to doctors offices pharmaceutical labs to federal courthouses, strong The instant i New York Times i bestseller about one man s battle to save hundreds of jobs by demonstrating the greatness of American business br br strong 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 s the first waves of Asian competition hit and ultimately Bassett was forced to send its production overseas br br One man fought back John Bassett III a shrewd and determined third generation factory man now chairman of Vaughan Bassett Furniture Co which employs more than Virginians and has sales of more than million In FACTORY MAN Beth Macy brings to life Bassett s deeply personal furniture and family story along with a host of characters from an industry that was as cutthroat as it was colorful As she shows how he uses legal maneuvers factory efficiencies and sheer grit and cunning to save hundreds of jobs she also reveals the truth about modern industry in America strong strong