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5 edition of Once in a great city found in the catalog.

Once in a great city

a Detroit story

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25769582M
ISBN 101476748381
ISBN 109781476748382


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David Maraniss’s “Once in a Great City” concerns Detroit in — a crucial year, this book asserts, in the city’s history, marking the end of its boom times and the beginning of its.

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ARTICLES. Two Days in. Once In A Great City Quotes Showing of 15 “Like many very rich people, Ford did not have to sell himself; Iacocca knew no other way. “He had a lot of ability,” Ford later said of Iacocca. Once in a Great City shows that the shadows of collapse were evident even then.

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