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"An exceptional account of...the mindless development of land at any cost."

Los Angeles Review of Books


"True genius...a fascinating story well told."

Car and Driver


"Vuic’s book is about bad football. And it’s very good."

Tampa Bay Times


"An impressively researched and deftly narrated tale..."

The Boston Globe

About Jason

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Originally from Punta Gorda, FL, Jason Vuic is an award-winning author and historian based in Fort Worth, Texas, who specializes in creative nonfiction.


He is a graduate of Wake Forest University and holds an M.A. in history from the University of Richmond and a Ph.D. in history from Indiana University Bloomington. 

His first book, The Yugo: the Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History, received glowing reviews in over 100 print and web-based publications, including The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Car and Driver, Mother Jones, Wired, Slate, and Time...


from The Swamp Peddlers:

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Jason with WGCU/NPR host Mike Kiniry on Gulf Coast Life

00:00 / 29:00

Florida Book Club podcast with Chistopher Nank

00:00 / 36:25

Jason with author Craig Pittman at Tombolo Books,

St. Pete, FL

from The Yugo:

00:00 / 10:18

Jason on NPR's Weekend Edition with Guy Raz

Fox & Friends  

from The Yucks!:

00:00 / 09:54


Only a Game

00:00 / 12:50

Fox Sports Radio with Steve Bortstein

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