He was America's industrial Caesar, a tireless
competitor who wore down his opponents with his stamina, ingenuity
and constant innovation. He was an intuitive engineer who demanded
perfection in both his people and his products. He founded Mercury
Outboards in 1939, and within a few short decades his company
became the largest manufacturer of marine propulsion in the world.
Iron Fist: The Lives of Carl Kiekhaefer is a spellbinding glimpse
behind the scenes of one of the most charismatic and fascinating
individuals of the 20th century. Two Pulitzer Prize nominations!