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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

  • 2 Want to read
  • 20 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

    These streets inspire stories, both true and imagined. What follows is a semi-comprehensive list of books that feature Detroit, or are authored by Detroit writers -- fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays, and books for young people. May it be a map for your readerly explorations. Fiction: Megan Abbott The Fever Dare Me The End of Everything.   / 10 Detroit Books You Should Read. Throughout the book, she paints a vibrant picture of Detroit as a city discovering itself and the crucial role it has to play in American history.

    Detroit Book. Detroit Book. Detroit Book.   Bill Foulkes, 60, of Sterling Heights, stocks another book at The Big Bookstore in Detroit on Wednesday, Sept. 7, Folukes has managed the bookstore for 34 .

    See posts, photos and more on Facebook. providing a sweet diversion from the Great Depression. But beneath the jubilance, a nefarious plague was spreading unchecked. A wave of mysterious crimes had police baffled: bodies dumped along roadsides, suspicious suicides, bombings of homes and halls, flogging victims who refused to speak, assassination plots. All were the work of the Black Legion, a secret terrorist organization that.


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In Detroitland: A Collection of Movers, Shakers, Lost Souls, and History Makers from Detroit's Past prolific local historian and journalist Richard Bak has assembled many of his award-winning historical features, all originally written for such periodicals as Hour Detroit, Detroit Monthly, and Michigan History and now updated and expanded for this collection/5(10).

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.

As Detroit News columnist Neal Rubin says in the foreword, Detroitland is, like the city, 'a place of mayhem, magic, and mystery.'. In Detroitland: A Collection of Movers, Shakers, Lost Souls, and History Makers from Detroit's Past prolific local historian and journalist Richard Bak has assembled many of his award-winning historical features, all originally written for such periodicals as Hour Detroit, Detroit Monthly, and Michigan History and now updated and expanded for this collection/5.

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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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Get this from a library. Detroitland: a collection of movers, shakers, lost souls, and history makers from Detroit's past.

[Richard Bak] -- From The Books Back Cover: Welcome to Detroitland, where award-winning journalist Richard Bak brings to life episodes from roughly a century of Detroit's colorful history. Bak tackles familiar names. A Detroit book is a yearly fabric sample book that contains samples of all the seating materials used in cars that were produced in North America that year.

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The Book of Detroiters: A Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men of the City of Detroit. Albert Nelson Marquis. A.N. Marquis, - Detroit (Mich.) - pages. 0 Reviews. Detroitland by Richard Bak,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(28).

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