Zora Arkus-Duntov The Legend Behind Corvette Paperback. The name Zora Arkus-Duntov has long been inextricably linked with the Corvette in the minds of automotive historians and enthusiasts. But the story of Zora Arkus-Duntov runs far deeper than his twenty plus years of professional involvement as both Corvette's primary advocate with in General Motors and as the fiberglass sports car's first chief engineer. Author Jerry Burton, founding editor and current editorial director of "Corvette Quarterly", has written the only authorized biography of Zora Arkus-Duntov. In telling the complete story of this complex and fascinating man, Burton takes the reader from Zora's roots in revolutionary Russia to his relentless pursuit of the American dream amidst the backdrop of New York and Detroit during the height of America's love affair with the automobile. Paperback; 432 pages.