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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
  • five hundred house in Detroit
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
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
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560070
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
307.3/4160977434
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
Label
A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, Drew Philp
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Isbn
9781476797984
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016046283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, Drew Philp
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Isbn
9781476797984
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016046283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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