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

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

Label
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
Drew Philp
Title variation
  • Five hundred dollar house in Detroit
  • Rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
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
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philp, Drew
Dewey number
307.3/4160977434
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philp, Drew
  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • Dwellings
  • Urban renewal
  • Subculture
  • Community development
  • Working class whites
  • African Americans
  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • Generation Y
Label
A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, Drew Philp
Instantiates
Publication
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 knock on the door -- A chimney to the sky -- Progress gallops -- The years roll by -- Someone else's home
Control code
BK0019058937
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 290 p.
Isbn
9781476797984
Lccn
2016046283
Other physical details
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Label
A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, Drew Philp
Publication
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 knock on the door -- A chimney to the sky -- Progress gallops -- The years roll by -- Someone else's home
Control code
BK0019058937
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 290 p.
Isbn
9781476797984
Lccn
2016046283
Other physical details
ill.

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