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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814335185
  • Publisher: Wayne State University Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2012
  • Series: Painted Turtle
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 1,383,247
  • Product dimensions: 9.80 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

Lafayette and American Coney Islands 5

Duly's Place 13

Coney Hot Dogs 14

Detroit's Coney Chains 21

Leo's Coney Island 24

National Coney Island 27

Kerby's Koney Island 28

Coney Buns 31

The Coney Mall Pioneer 35

Athens Coney Island 36

Counter Culture 41

Pontiac's Historic Coney Islands 45

Flint-Style Coney Dogs 50

Jackson Coneys 59

Lower-Fat Coneys 64

Bill's Drive-In 69

George's Senate Coney Islands 72

The Coney Artist 77

Coney Island Lunch 80

Mama Vicki's Coney Islands 85

House of Doggs 88

Beyond the Coney Dog 93

Outside Michigan 96

Detroit Motor City Coney Island 105

Neon, Neon in the Night 108

The Last Bite 112

You're Never Far from a Coney 115

Contributors 117

Index 123

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  • Posted March 23, 2012

    Great History, Great Photos and a Great Read!

    A growing number of Michiganders are intrigued by the Detroit coney dog (rivaled by Flint and Jackson) but few know the history that goes along with story. This is a wonderfully researched and written book by Katherine Yung and Joe Grimm and the photos are an excellent compliment to the words. The coney dog has a great past, an intriguing present and a wonderful future and this book only makes your mouth water for a follow-up-Coney Detroit #2!

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