David Lindsay

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David Lindsay is the author of Madness in the Making: The Triumphant Rise and Untimely Fall of America’s Show Inventors (Kodansha International, 1997).

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September 1998

The monarch of all amusement devices is beautiful to look at and exhilarating to ride. Even so, roller coasters nearly died out in America before recent events brought them surging back.