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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

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
by 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
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
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10560070
Cataloging source
DLC
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Philp, Drew
Dewey number
307.3/4160977434
Index
no index present
LC call number
F574.D453
LC item number
P55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philp, Drew
  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • Dwellings
  • Urban renewal
  • Subculture
  • Community development
  • Working class whites
  • African Americans
  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • Generation Y
Target audience
adult
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rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city
Label
A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, by Drew Philp
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocn952647897
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781476797984
Lccn
2016046283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)952647897
Label
A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, by Drew Philp
Publication
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
Control code
ocn952647897
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781476797984
Lccn
2016046283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)952647897

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