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Elster, Jean Alicia

Summary: Born in Tennessee in 1890, Dorothy May was the middle daughter of Addie Jackson, a married African-American housekeeper at one of the white boardinghouses in town, and Tom Mitchell, a commanding white attorney from a prominent family. We follow Dorothy May's experiences with race relations and class division, both as a child and later as a teacher. Dorothy May, choosing between her career and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2021

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Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Even though his mother feels baseball ruined her marriage to his father, she allows fourteen-year-old Brian to become a bat boy for the Detroit Tigers, who have just drafted his favorite player back onto the team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LUP

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LUP

Winston, Sherri

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Summary: Brianna Justice is the president of her Detroit middle school's sixth grade, but she is finding the position a real headache--beside the normal troubles of being in a new school, and the sudden coldness of her old friends, there is a class trip to Washington, D.C. coming up and she needs to figure out how to raise the rest of the money so that the class can go.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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Marsh, Carole.

Summary: "Put on your dancing shoes as Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa mosey into Motown, where they find themselves in a musical mystery complete with classic cars, missing melodies, puzzling clues, and lots of jiggling, wiggling, toe-tapping tunes!" -- Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAR

Fournier, Gregory A.

Summary: "Zug Island: A Detroit Riot Novel tells a Huck Finn-meets-heavy-industry tale about a suburban white kid who gets a crash course in race relations. Set in 1967 against a backdrop of industrial blight and urban decay, the book follows Jake Malone and Theo Semple as they stumble in and out of rhythm on Detroit's mean streets to discover that the face of racism comes in every shade of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheatmark 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOU

Leonard, Elmore

Summary: Is Terry Dunn really a priest? He doesn't always appear to act like one. He comes home to Detroit, after witnessing a tragedy in Rwanda and runs into Debbie who's doing standup at a comedy club. Terry and Debie hit it off; they have the same sense of humor and similar goals in that both are out to raise money.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

Kienzle, William X.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews and McMeel 1982

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

Leonard, Elmore

Summary: In World War II-era Detroit, meatcutter Walter Schoen bears an uncanny resemblance to Nazi Heinrich Himmler--and the resemblance is more than skin deep, as Walter's been supplying the enemy with vital war production data. Lucky for the good guys, special agent Carl Webster is already in bed with Walter's wife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

Kienzle, William X.

Summary: "In this new entry, we revisit Koesler's adolescent and teen years, to a time when young Catholic men and women were encouraged, even expected, to become priests and nuns, whether or not their vocation was real. We meet a group of six young aspiring religious (four men and two women) who underwent the rigors of the seminary and the convent together. We learn of their individual struggles with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

Leonard, Elmore

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio 2000

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Leonard, Elmore

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLarge Print 2004

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Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: A dying architect, his ex-wives wrangling over his fortune, learns the woman he loved did not cheat, the picture of her in another's arms was faked by a rival. PI Amos Walker of Detroit is hired to find her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mysterious Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EST

Jackson, Jon A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Estleman, Loren D.

Contents: Greektown -- Robber's Roost -- Fast burn -- Dead soldier -- Eight-mile and Dequindre.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: ReQuest Audiobooks (RE-Q, Inc.) 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: CD GEN

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: Detroit private eye Amos Walker is hired by the young widow of an industrialist to find her late husband's illegitamate child. What Walker finds is an abused wife on the run with her young son.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M EST

Hardwick, Gary.

Summary: In Detroit, a white avenger goes to war against black gangs peddling dope. The unknown individual, dubbed the Handyman, cuts off the hands of his victims. Tony Hill, a black detective with a grudge against whites is assigned to catch him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: "Amos Walker doesn't mean to walk into trouble. But sometimes it finds him, regardless. The missing woman has left a handwritten note that said, "Don't look for me." Any P.I. would take that as a challenge, especially when he found out that she'd left the same message once before, when having an illicit affair. But this time it's different. The trail leads Walker to an herbal remedies store,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Estleman 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M EST

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: Barry Stackpole, Amos Walker's old friend, has vanished. Finding him is the job Walker's been hired for, not once, but twice - by Stackpole's newspaper, and by an attractive literary editor. But the trail becomes littered with an assortment of dead bodies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1986

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EST

Jackson, Jon A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foul Play Press 1990

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Leonard, Elmore

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Leonard

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: Amos Walker is hired by Rayellen Stutch, the young widow of a wealthy industrialist, to locate her husband's illegitimate children so she can share her inheritance with them. What seems to be a straightforward job soon becomes complicated by violence and greed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS EST

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: When beautiful Constance Thayer is charged with the murder of her husband, an investigation uncovers the largest cache of illegal munitions ever seized from a private citizen. Her lawyer intends to prove that her late husband was a character who would have driven anyone to commit justifiable homicide. Amos Walker's investigation pulls him into the arms dealers' underworld.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1989

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EST

Jackson, Jon A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: Miller, a former major-league pitcher and ex-con, takes a job as driver for a bail bondsman, he finds himself embroiled with a cop-killing fugitive, Detroit's scandal-ridden mayor, and a volatile group of civil rights activists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1992

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