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Philp, Drew

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "A young writer's sincere search (with his dog) for an authentic life--buying a ruined house in Detroit for $500, fixing it up nail by nail, and, in the process, participating in the grassroots rebirth of the city itself."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PHILP, DREW PHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B PHILP PHI

Haimerl, Amy

Summary: "Journalist Amy Haimerl and her husband had been priced out of their Brooklyn neighborhood. Seeing this as a great opportunity to start over again, they decide to cash in their savings and buy an abandoned house for $35,000 in Detroit, the largest city in the United States to declare bankruptcy. As she and her husband restore the 1914 Georgian Revival, a stately brick house with no plumbing, no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAIMERL, AMY HAI

Gulley, Philip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 GULLEY, PHILIP GUL

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Loomis, Bill.

Summary: "A journalistic account of how Detroit's foodways are playing a key role in the city's revitalization"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 LOO

Williams, Dee

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A personal memoir about downsizing and the author's experience building her own home and living the minimalist lifestyle"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAMS, DEE WIL

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Phelps, Daphne.

Summary: A modest, independent Englishwoman shares her memories of her home in Sicily, Casa Cuseni, that was a get away for such visitors as Tennessee Williams, Bertrand Russell, and Henry Faulkner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2000

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Federspiel, Michael R.

Summary: "Up north" during Hemingway's time, 1899-1921 --The Hemingway family in Michigan --Ernest's Michigan: fact and fiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 813.52 Federspiel 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 813.53 FED

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 813.52 FED
1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 813.52 FED

Barr, Luke.

Summary: Presents a dramatic account of the 1970 gathering in Provence where such culinary luminaries as James Beard and Julia Child debated and inadvertently launched the modern food movement in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5973 BAR

Bak, Richard

Contents: Eternal thanks -- Here and gone -- Boneyards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 393.1 BAK

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Lutes, Della T. (Della Thompson)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640.973 LUT

Conant, Jennet.

Summary: A stunning account of Julia Child's early life as an OSS agent in the Far East.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 CON

Conant, Jennet.

Summary: Conant delivers a stunning account of Julia Child's early life as an Office of Special Services agent in the Far East. Who would ever suspect that Julia Child--TV's popular cooking show host and master of French cuisine--was once a covert British operative?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 940.54 CHILD, JULIA & PAUL Con

Gopnik, Adam.

Summary: Following Gopnik's Paris to the Moon, the adventure continues against the panorama of another storied city. Autumn, 2000: the Gopnik family moves back to a New York that seems, at first, safer and shinier than ever. Here are the triumphs and travails of father, mother, son and daughter; and of the teachers, coaches, therapists, adversaries and friends who round out the extended urban family....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 GOP

Williams, Dee

Summary: "A personal memoir about downsizing and the author's experience building her own home and living the minimalist lifestyle"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 WILLIAMS, DEE WIL

Anderson, William

Summary: A comprehensive guidebook to all the homes in which Laura Ingalls Wilder once lived and which have now been preserved as historic landmarks and museums.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 813.52 AND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 813.52 Anderson 2007

Fellows, Deborah Wyatt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prism Publications 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.749 FEL
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 917.749 FEL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: MI 917.74 FEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 917.74 FEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 917.74 Fellows

Steig, William

Summary: A peak at the life of William Steig in 1916 when he was a young boy living in the Bronx.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC STE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William B. Eerdmans Pub. 2007

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Doran, Phil

Summary: A television producer and writer recounts how he helped his wife restore a three-hundred-year-old Italian farmhouse and found unexpected renewal from the project, the region, and his eccentric new neighbors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.5 DOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 945.5 Doran

Phelps, Daphne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graff 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.8 PHE

Sciolino, Elaine

Summary: "Part memoir, part travelogue, part love letter to the people who live and work on a magical street in Paris. Elaine Sciolino, the former Paris bureau chief for the New York Times, invites us on a tour of her favorite Parisian street, offering an homage to street life and the pleasures of Parisian living. 'I can never be sad on the rue des Martyrs,' Sciolino explains, as she celebrates the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016

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