Visionary or villain? Huckster or victim of a government conspiracy? These are the lingering questions author Steve Lehto tackles more than a half-century after Preston Tucker’s bid to build a revolutionary car for post-war Americans ended in bankruptcy and recrimination.
“I won’t tell you my name or that of the village where I spent that spring and summer when I was nine,” an unnamed boy says at the beginning of A Green and Ancient Light. “I won’t because you should realize there were towns just like it and boys just like me all around the sea…”