A Life in the Fast Lane

Genius, jet-setter, rebel: the boy from Detroit became a driven man

John Zachary De Lorean said not long ago that he is a devout Roman Catholic who, when in New York City, goes every day to St. Patrick's Cathedral. He said that he is a believer in prayer, and a "firm believer" in the Ten Commandments. He also, as improbable as it seems, detected parallels between his life and that of Jesus Christ. "In many ways," De Lorean said in 1980, "Jesus was an outsider. Some of the really big things in life are achieved by those who...

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