Ralph W. Braun. Rise Above: How One Man’s Search for Mobility Helped the World Get Moving . The Braun Corporation. Kindle Edition. 2016.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book, but I’m a sucker for biographies about people who DO stuff. Two of my favorites, immediately to mind. The first is a two-volume tome about Winston Churchill’s mama, Jennie: The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill.
The second is MAVERICK: The Story of Robert Six and Continental Airlines. (I certainly miss the days when flying in an airplane was a TREAT!)
RISE ABOVE is a lot like MAVERICK. It chronicles the life of a dreamer who was in on the ground floor of a new kind of business. Ralph Braun was in the forefront of accessible vans, and I think him for that! He is also a businessman who learned from his mistakes.
I learned a lot from all three of these biographies. I highly recommend them.