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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
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philp, Drew
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F574.D453
LC item number
P55 2017
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, 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 chimney to the sky -- A knock on the door -- Progress gallops -- The years roll by -- Someone else's home
Control code
ocn952647897
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Isbn
9781476797984
Lccn
2016046283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476797984
  • (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 chimney to the sky -- A knock on the door -- Progress gallops -- The years roll by -- Someone else's home
Control code
ocn952647897
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Isbn
9781476797984
Lccn
2016046283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476797984
  • (OCoLC)952647897

Library Locations

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