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Getting to the Heart of the Matter

My 36 Years in the Senate

Carl Levin

Former senator Carl Levin’s memoir demonstrates the value of pragmatism, empathy, and compromise.

Hardback
Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814348390
$29.99
eBOOK
Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814348406

Communings of the Spirit, Volume III

The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, 1942-1951

Edited by Mel Scult

Mordecai Kaplan’s personal reactions to the events of the 1940s.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814347676
$99.99
Paperback
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814348253
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814347683

Invisible Ink

A Memoir by Guy Stern

The incredible autobiography of an exiled child during WWII.

Hardback
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347591
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347607
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 0814347592

Eli's Story

A Twentieth-Century Jewish Life

Meri-Jane Rochelson

Biography of a Jewish doctor who survived and triumphed over the horrors of the Holocaust.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814344941
$74.99
Paperback
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340219
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340226
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 0814340210

Harry Bertoia, Sculptor

June Kompass Nelson

The first book devoted to the life and work of a contemporary Italian-born American artist Harry Bertoia.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343722
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343715

Toast of the Town

The Life and Times of Sunnie Wilson

Sunnie Wilson with John Cohassey

The life and times of Sunnie Wilson reflected on the changes in Detroit over the last sixty years.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343876
$22.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343883

Communings of the Spirit, Volume II

The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, 1934–1941

Edited by Mel Scult

Selections from the diary of Mordecai Kaplan, founder of Reconstructionism in America, detailing a provocative firsthand account of Jewish life in America and of the mind of a very challenging thinker.

Hardback
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814341612
$47.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814341629
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 0814341616

Friends, Families & Forays

Scenes from the Life and Times of Henry Ford

by Ford R. Bryan

An illustrated collection of essays about the various people, events, and experiments from Henry Ford’s lifetime.

Paperback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814331095
$34.99
Hardback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814331088
$31.95
eBOOK
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814336847

Vladimir Jabotinsky's Story of My Life

Edited by Brian Horowitz and Leonid Katsis

Vladimir Jabotinsky’s famous autobiography, published in English for the first time.

Paperback
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814341384
$31.99
eBOOK
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814341391
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The People's Lawyer

The Life and Times of Frank J. Kelley, the Nation's Longest-Serving Attorney General

Frank J. Kelley with Jack Lessenberry

The nation’s longest-serving attorney general tells the story of a life that spanned two centuries and a career that helped transform consumer protection and public interest law.

Hardback
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341322
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341339
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Race and Remembrance

A Memoir

Arthur L. Johnson

Memoir of respected Detroit civic and civil rights leader Arthur L. Johnson.

Hardback
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333709
$26.99
eBOOK
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814337493

Pilgrim Journey

Naomi Long Madgett

The intimate and detailed autobiography of Naomi Long Madgett, award-winning poet and poet laureate of Detroit.

Hardback
Published: May 2006
ISBN: 9780916418977
$35.00

Inside a Gestapo Prison

The Letters of Krystyna Wituska, 1942-1944

Edited and Translated by Irene Tomaszewski

A compelling firsthand account of life behind bars in Nazi Germany, from the point of view of a young member of the Polish Underground.

Paperback
Published: May 2006
ISBN: 9780814332948
$21.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2006
ISBN: 9780814338872

And Life Is Changed Forever

Holocaust Childhoods Remembered

Edited by Martin Ira Glassner and Robert Krell
Sponsored by the Holocaust Child Survivors of Connecticut

Looking at the Holocaust through the eyes of children who lived through it, this collection offers an inspiring assortment of perspectives on survival.

Paperback
Published: April 2006
ISBN: 9780814331736
$31.99
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The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough

An American Journey from Slavery to Scholarship

Edited with an Introduction by Michele Valerie Ronnick
Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

An important autobiography that reveals the story of William Sanders Scarborough who rose out of slavery to become a renowned classical philologist and African American icon.

Hardback
Published: December 2004
ISBN: 9780814332245
$34.99

Communings of the Spirit, Volume 1

The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, 1913-1934

Edited by Mel Scult

Selections from the diary of the founder of Reconstructionism in America, covering Kaplan’s early years as a rabbi, teacher of rabbis, and community leader.

Paperback
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814331163
$29.99
Hardback
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814325759
$44.99

A Little History of My Forest Life

An Indian-White Autobiography by Eliza Morrison

Written in 1894, this autobiography tells the story of a Chippewa-Scots-French woman from Madeline Island in Lake Superior.

Paperback
Published: April 2002
ISBN: 9780970260628
$19.95

The Diary of Bishop Frederic Baraga

First Bishop of Marquette, Michigan

Edited and Annotated by Regis M. Walling and Rev. N. Daniel Rupp
Translated by Joseph Gregorich and rev. Paul Prud’homme, S.J.

An introductory biography of Baraga, lengthy passages from his letters, vignettes about persons in the text and a comprehensive bibliography yield an in-depth portrait of mid-nineteenth century life, especially in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Paperback
Published: July 2001
ISBN: 9780814329993
$26.99

Looking Beyond Race

The Life of Otis Milton Smith

Otis Milton Smith and Mary M. Stolberg
With a foreword by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

In Looking Beyond Race, Otis Milton Smith recounts his life as an African American who overcame poverty and prejudice to become a successful politician, and eventual president of General Motors.

Hardback
Published: August 2000
ISBN: 9780814329399
$32.99

Negroes with Guns

Robert F. Williams
Foreword by Gloria House
Introduction by Timothy B. Tyson

A southern black community’s struggle to defend itself against racist groups.

Paperback
Published: June 1998
ISBN: 9780814327142
$22.99

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