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The Resource A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, by Drew Philp

A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, by Drew Philp

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A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
Title
A $500 house in Detroit
Title remainder
rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
Statement of responsibility
by Drew Philp
Title variation
  • Five hundred dollar house in Detroit
  • Rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
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Language
eng
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
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Title
A $500 house in Detroit
Creator
Summary
A man describes his experiences buying a house in Detroit in 2009 for $500 and rebuilding it himself and shares the struggles, pain and joy of being part of the rebirth of a city in massive decline
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Genre
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
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10560070
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
307
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F574.D453
LC item number
P55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
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rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
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by Drew Philp
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  • Five hundred dollar house in Detroit
  • Rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, by Drew Philp
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A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, by Drew Philp
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Contents
Prologue: best bid -- Raw material -- Clapboard siding -- Someone else's trash -- Windows and doors and airplanes -- A fence between me and the world -- Load-bearing walls -- The furnace -- A chimney to the sky -- A knock on the door -- Progress gallops -- The years roll by -- Someone else's home
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ocn952647897
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xi, 290 pages
Isbn
9781476797984
Lccn
2016046283
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952647897

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