3 edition of Detroit as the people see it found in the catalog.
Detroit as the people see it
Arthur William Kornhauser
Reprint of the ed. published by Wayne University Press, Detroit.
|LC Classifications||HN80.D6 K67 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 221 p. :|
|Number of Pages||221|
|LC Control Number||76046362|
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Detroit is full of righteous anger and heartbreaking details. It's also funny as hell. Hunter S. Thompson would've loved every page of this book." —Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness "In Detroit: An American Autopsy, Charlie LeDuff brings alive the reality of our beloved city.
The city where I was shot at eight times during my twenty six year police by: Detroit as the people see it. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur W Kornhauser.
Detroit as the people see it; a survey of attitudes in an industrial city. Detroit, Wayne University Press, [i.e. ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur W Kornhauser. Detroit: An American Autopsy is a combination of gritty reportage and personal memories punctuated with a vein of dark humor that tells the author's story of his attempt to understand what has happened to his city.
Detroit is where Charlie LeDuff grew up and after some time away, where he lives now.4/5. The book obviously raises questions about urban decay and is Detroit the ultimate throwaway society city and by the nature of what can be seen there it also acts as a magnet for creative folk. Photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre have a forthcoming book: `The ruins of Detroit' (ISBN ) covering the abandonment/5(59).
Biographical books about Detroit seem to paint the city in one of two ways, either A) The "Say Nice Things About Detroit" tone in which Detroit is a secret utopia that only people who have been there can appreciate or B) Detroit is a square mile death trap where every time there is a gust of wind, bullets fly through the air striking anyone standing outside/5.
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