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The Resource Once in a great city : a Detroit story, David Maraniss

Once in a great city : a Detroit story, David Maraniss

Label
Once in a great city : a Detroit story
Title
Once in a great city
Title remainder
a Detroit story
Statement of responsibility
David Maraniss
Title variation
Detroit story
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores everything that made Detroit great--from the auto industry visionaries to influential labor leaders to the hit-makers of Motown--while demonstrating how there were hints of the citys tragic collapse decades before the riot, years of civic corruption, and neglect took their toll
Summary
Despite everything that made Detroit great — from the auto industry visionaries, to influential labor leaders, to the hit-makers of Motown — shows how there were hints of the city's tragic collapse decades before the riot, years of civic corruption and neglect took their toll
Pace
Writing style
Award
Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10443418
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maraniss, David
Dewey number
977.4/34
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Detroit (Mich.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Detroit story
Label
Once in a great city : a Detroit story, David Maraniss
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 637-684)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gone -- Ask not -- The Show -- West Grand Boulevard -- Party bus -- Glow -- Motor City Mad Men -- The pitch of his hum -- An important man -- Home juice -- Eight lanes down Woodward -- Detroit dreamed first -- Heat wave -- The vast magnitude -- Houses divided -- The spirit of Detroit -- Smoke rings -- Fallen -- Big old waterboats -- Unfinished business -- The magic skyway -- Upward to the Great society -- Now and then
Control code
20424791
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
693 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410483645
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Once in a great city : a Detroit story, David Maraniss
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 637-684)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gone -- Ask not -- The Show -- West Grand Boulevard -- Party bus -- Glow -- Motor City Mad Men -- The pitch of his hum -- An important man -- Home juice -- Eight lanes down Woodward -- Detroit dreamed first -- Heat wave -- The vast magnitude -- Houses divided -- The spirit of Detroit -- Smoke rings -- Fallen -- Big old waterboats -- Unfinished business -- The magic skyway -- Upward to the Great society -- Now and then
Control code
20424791
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
693 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410483645
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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