Detroit: an American autopsy

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In the heart of America, a metropolis is quietly destroying itself. Detroit, once the richest city in the nation, is now its poorest. Once the vanguard of America's machine age-mass production, automobiles, and blue-collar jobs-Detroit is now America's capital for unemployment, illiteracy, foreclosure, and dropouts.With the steel-eyed reportage that has become his trademark and the righteous indignation that only a native son can possess, journalist Charlie LeDuff sets out to uncover what has brought low this once-vibrant city, his city. In doing so, he uncovers the deeply human drama of a city filled with some of the strongest-and strangest-people our country has to offer.
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9781594205347
9781101605882
9781622312047
9781622312054
162231204
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Detroit (Mich.) -- Economic conditions, Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government, Detroit (Mich.) -- Social conditions, Journalists -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography, LeDuff, Charlie
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