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Rowing Inland

Poems by Jim Daniels

Charts the emotional, political, and economic landscapes of the working-class Metro Detroit community and its residents.

Paperback
Published: February 2017
ISBN: 9780814342183
$16.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2017
ISBN: 9780814342190
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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Grace, Grit, and Glory

Laurie Lanzen Harris with Paul Ganson

The first history of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to describe and document its origins in 1887 to the present day, relating its changing fortunes in light of the economic, demographic, and cultural history of the city of Detroit.

Hardback
Published: September 2016
ISBN: 9780814331361
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2016
ISBN: 9780814340622

Essay'd

30 Detroit Artists

Written, edited, and compiled by Dennis Alan Nawrocki, Steve Panton, Matthew Piper, and Sarah Rose Sharp

Thirty illustrated essays highlighting a variety of best-loved and little-known Detroit artists.

Paperback
Published: August 2016
ISBN: 9780814342275
$25.00

Adversity and Justice

A History of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Kevin M. Ball

A chronological history of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the site of the city of Detroit’s landmark bankruptcy case.

Hardback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814336076
$42.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814336090

Clara

Mrs. Henry Ford

By Ford R. Bryan

In telling the story of Clara Ford, author Ford Bryan also charts the course of the growing automobile industry and the life of the enigmatic man at its helm.

Paperback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814330654
$29.99
Hardback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814329986
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814337707

Detroit's Eastern Market

A Farmers Market Shopping and Cooking Guide, Third Edition

Lois Johnson and Margaret Thomas
Photographs by Bruce Harkness

An updated guide to Detroit’s renowned open-air farmers market, featuring stories and recipes from four generations of families, with new information, photos, and recipes.

Paperback
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814341599
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814341605
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A Beaver Tale

The Castors of Conners Creek

Written and Illustrated by Gerald Wykes

For young readers, an engaging and beautifully illustrated story about the return of beavers to the Detroit River.

Hardback
Published: April 2016
ISBN: 9780814341810
$18.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2016
ISBN: 9780814341827

The Detroit Tigers

A Pictorial Celebration of the Greatest Players and Moments in Tigers History, 5th Edition

William M. Anderson
With a Foreword by Alan Trammell

New edition of the popular comprehensive history of Detroit Tigers baseball.

Hardback
Published: March 2016
ISBN: 9780814341575
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2016
ISBN: 9780814341582
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A Fluid Frontier

Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland

Edited by Karolyn Smardz Frost and Veta Smith Tucker
With a foreword by David W. Blight

New research on the long, shared struggle for freedom by people of African descent in the Detroit River borderland from a uniquely bi-national perspective.

Paperback
Published: February 2016
ISBN: 9780814339596
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2016
ISBN: 9780814339602
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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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The Orbit Magazine Anthology

Re-Entry

Rob St. Mary
With a Foreword by Jerry Vile

A history of three of Detroit’s most irreverent and memorable alt-media publications—Orbit, Fun, and White Noise—from 1978 to 1999.

Paperback
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814337318
$34.99
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Yamasaki in Detroit

A Search for Serenity

John Gallagher

Explores the life, creative drive, and notable projects of modernist architect Minoru Yamasaki.

Hardback
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341193
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341209
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To Light a Fire

20 Years with the InsideOut Literary Arts Project

Edited by Terry Blackhawk and Peter Markus

Twenty-three writers reflect on their experiences working with public school students as part of Detroit’s innovative InsideOut Literary Arts Project.

Paperback
Published: August 2015
ISBN: 9780814341179
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: August 2015
ISBN: 9780814341186

Race, Religion, and the Pulpit

Rev. Robert L. Bradby and the Making of Urban Detroit

Julia Marie Robinson

Hardback
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814332917
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340370
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Trumbull Ave.

Poems by Michael Lauchlan

Free verse poems driven by a narrative impulse and informed by decades of work in and around Detroit.

Paperback
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340967
$15.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340974
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Garden for the Blind

Stories by Kelly Fordon

Captivating linked stories that follow a group of characters from an upscale suburb of Detroit over several decades.

Paperback
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814341049
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814341056

Mapping Detroit

Land, Community, and Shaping a City

Edited by June Manning Thomas and Henco Bekkering

Illustrates and analyzes Detroit’s dramatic physical transformation in a balanced mix of text and maps.

Paperback
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 9780814340264
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 9780814340271
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Asian Americans in Michigan

Voices from the Midwest

Edited by Sook Wilkinson and Victor Jew
With a Foreword by Frank H. Wu and an Afterword by Bich Minh Nguyen

Explores a neglected cultural and social history from a variety of perspectives.

Paperback
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 9780814332818
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 9780814339749
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Making Callaloo in Detroit

Stories by Lolita Hernandez

Stories of hope and quirky survival in the city of Detroit colored by Caribbean culture and memory.

Paperback
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814339695
$18.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814339701
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Canvas Detroit

Julie Pincus and Nichole Christian

A compelling look at the contemporary art and artists that are transforming Detroit’s physical landscape.

Paperback
Published: April 2014
ISBN: 9780814344620
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2014
ISBN: 9780814338803

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