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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

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit #1-921 VANCE, J.D. Vance
Call number: Book Club Kit #2-921 VANCE, J.D. Vance

Georgakas, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: South End Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 GEO

Vance, J. D.

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 Vance 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 VAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 VAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VANCE, J.D. VAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Van

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B VANCE VAN

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B ELE

Vance, J. D.

Summary: From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis--that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 VANCE, J.D. Van

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

5 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 VANCE, J.D. VAN

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

Clemens, Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Clemens

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 305.809 CLE

Bragg, Rick.

Summary: Rick Bragg closes his circle of family stories with a tale of fathers and sons inspired by his own relationship with his ten-year-old stepson. Having married a mother, he discovers that he is unsuited to fatherhood, to this boy in particular, a boy accustomed to love and affection rather than violence and neglect--a boy wholly unlike the child Rick once was. With the weight of this new boy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRAGG, RICK BRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.1 Bragg

Bragg, Rick.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BRAGG, RICK BRA

Bragg, Rick.

Summary: A haunting memoir about growing up dirt-poor in the Alabama hills--and about moving on but never really being able to leave. The extraordinary gifts for evocation and insight and the stunning talent for story- telling that earned Rick Bragg a Pulitzer Prize for feature writing in 1996 are here brought to bear on the wrenching story of his own family's life. It is the story of a war-haunted,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRAGG, RICK BRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Bragg

Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Summary: "Character-driven stories about the people who make our lives run every day--and yet we barely think of them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.5 LAS

Bragg, Rick.

Summary: No one writes about the South like Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg (All Over But the Shoutin). Once again, he lends his voice to the working people of the deep South, and tells the story of a memorable figure in a singular time-a man on a lost stretch of dirt road along the Alabama-Georgia border. The Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist and author of All Over But the Shoutin' continues his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUNDRUM, CHARLIE BRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975 BRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.042 BRA

Shine, Neal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.34 SHI

Isenberg, Nancy

Summary: "A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 ISE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 ISE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 ISE

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

Land, Stephanie

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, took classes online to earn a college degree. And she wrote relentlessly: true stories of overworked and underpaid Americans; of living on food stamps and WIC coupons. Here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 RYA

Williams, Joan

Summary: Around the world, populist movements are gaining traction among the white working class. Meanwhile, the professional elite--journalists, managers, and establishment politicians--is on the outside looking in, and left to argue over the reasons why. In White Working Class, Joan C. Williams, described as "something approaching rock star status" in her field by the New York Times, explains why so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 WIL

Saslow, Eli

Summary: "From a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, a powerful account of Derek Black's journey from white supremacist hero to apostle of tolerance"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Summary: Looks at the remarkable men and women whose low-profile accomplishments contribute to the running of the nation, from coal miners and oil rig workers to migrant laborers and air traffic controllers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.562 LAS

Lentz, Timothy Paul

Summary: In the spring of 2017 David DiChiera's nearly fifty-five year tenure as the guiding spirit of opera in southeast Michigan came to an end with his retirement from Michigan Opera Theatre. The Impresario and civic leader extraordinaire was stepping aside, and the company he founded was in excellent shape with a bright and sustainable future and a beautiful world-class home in the Detroit Opera...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Wayne State University Press] 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 782.1 LEN

Summary: "Detroit's story has encapsulated the iconic narrative of America over the last century: the Great Migration of African Americans escaping Jim Crow; the rise of manufacturing and the middle class; the love affair with automobiles; the flowering of the American dream; and now, the collapse of the economy and the fading American mythos. With its vivid, painterly palette and haunting score,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DET
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DET

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