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      September 5, 2019

      Thursday   6:00 PM

      1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
      Washington, District of Columbia 20004

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      YTP's Book Club: Factory Man by Beth Macy

      Join Us- YTP's Trade Book Club The instant New York Times bestseller about one man's battle to save hundreds of jobs by demonstrating the greatness of American business. Join us in reading Factory Man by Beth Macy. More About the Book: 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.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 700 Virginians and has sales of more than $90 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. Get a copy of here!

      Categories: Literary & Books | Business & Networking

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