Coverart for item
The Resource Detroit : an American autopsy, Charlie LeDuff

Detroit : an American autopsy, Charlie LeDuff

Label
Detroit : an American autopsy
Title
Detroit
Title remainder
an American autopsy
Statement of responsibility
Charlie LeDuff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An exposé of Detroit, icon of America's lost prosperity, from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff. Back in his broken hometown, LeDuff searches through the ruins for clues to its fate, his family's, and his own. Once the richest city in America, Detroit is now the nation's poorest. It is an eerie and angry place of deserted factories and abandoned homes and forgotten people. LeDuff sets out to uncover what destroyed his city, and shares an unbelievable story of a hard town in a rough time filled with some of the strangest and strongest people our country has to offer
Summary
An exposâe of bureaucratic corruption and systemic arson in Detroit traces the author's work with a local fire brigade and his investigations into the daily lives of politicians, police officials, and others who are working to save the troubled city
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10151722
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
977.4/34044
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC108.D6
LC item number
L44 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/related_authorities
_fG_60ODYlk
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American autopsy
Label
Detroit : an American autopsy, Charlie LeDuff
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19929363
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 286 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594205347
Lccn
2012030924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn796756067
  • (OCoLC)796756067
Label
Detroit : an American autopsy, Charlie LeDuff
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19929363
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 286 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594205347
Lccn
2012030924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn796756067
  • (OCoLC)796756067

Library Locations

    • Greenwood Public LibraryBorrow it
      310 S. Meridian, Greenwood, IN, 46143, US
      39.611092 -86.106444

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...