Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie Leduff

Detroit: An American Autopsy

byCharlie Leduff

Audio Book (CD) | May 21, 2013

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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.

About The Author

CHARLIE LEDUFF was a staff writer at The New York Times, a reporter at The Detroit News, and is now a television journalist for Detroit’s FOX2 News. He contributed to a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series and has received a Meyer Berger Award for distinguished writing about New York City. He is the author of US Guys and Work a...
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Title:Detroit: An American AutopsyFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:460 pages, 5.88 × 5.13 × 0.56 inPublished:May 21, 2013Publisher:Highbridge CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:162231204X

ISBN - 13:9781622312047

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“LeDuff explores it all with literary grace and justified indignation about what’s befallen a place he loves.”
      —Minneapolis Star Tribune