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Detroitland

Richard Bak

Detroitland

a collection of movers, shakers, lost souls, and history makers from Detroit"s past

by Richard Bak

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Bak
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF574.D457 B349 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25220124M
    ISBN 109780814334997
    LC Control Number2011005436

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Detroitland is meant for those who relish the colorful vignettes that abound in Detroit's past and who appreciate the value of popular historyThese stories may encourage more people to preserve tales, documents, and records about their local communities.

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This is a fascinating look at some unique people who are living life on their own terms in a city that makes ordinary life difficult. I continued to think about the people I met in "Detroitland" long after I finished reading the book - from the guy who runs a peep show in his own living room to the one who proudly makes a living detailing cars/5(10).

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