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Once in a Great City

A Detroit Story

Once in a Great City( )
Author: Maraniss, David
ISBN:978-1-4104-8364-5
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $33.99
Book Description:

A New York Times Bestselling AuthorIt's 1963 and Detroit is on top of the world. The city's leaders are among the most visionary in America: Henry Ford II; labor leader Walter Reuther; Motown founder Berry Gordy; the Reverend C. L. Franklin and his daughter, Aretha; Governor George Romney; super car salesman Lee Iacocca; Martin Luther King. It was a time full of promise. But in Once in a Great City, David Maraniss shows that the shadows of collapse were evident even then.

Book Details
Pages:710
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (Ia, Il, In, Ks, Mi, Mn, Mo, Nd, Ne, Oh, Sd, Wi)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.7 x 8.8 x 1.6 Inches
Author Biography
Maraniss, David (Author)
David Maraniss is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who chronicled the Clinton era during his time at the Washington Post.

After leaving the Washington Post, Maraniss wrote "First in His Class," a book about Clinton that won the American Society of Newspaper Editors Jesse Laventhal Prize. He has also published "The Clinton Enigma," a book interpreting the Clinton scandal.

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