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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
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
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
  • Dwellings
  • Urban renewal
  • Community development
  • Subculture
  • Working class whites
  • African Americans
  • Generation Y
  • Detroit (Mich.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, Drew Philp
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781476797984
Lccn
2016046283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1815900
  • 855260
Label
A $500 house in Detroit : rebuilding an abandoned home and an American city, Drew Philp
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781476797984
Lccn
2016046283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1815900
  • 855260

Library Locations

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      43.1603307 -79.2460639
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