Heart Soul Detroit: Conversations on the Motor City

Heart Soul Detroit: Conversations on the Motor City

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by Jenny Risher
     
 

Detroit. The Motor City. Motown. By any name, the city 'on the strait' that Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founded in 1701 has arisen to become one of the most influential, volatile, intriguing, and inspiring locales on the planet. From the rise of the auto industry to the phenomenal success of Motown Records to the Grande Ballroom scene that fostered some of the most…  See more details below

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Detroit. The Motor City. Motown. By any name, the city 'on the strait' that Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founded in 1701 has arisen to become one of the most influential, volatile, intriguing, and inspiring locales on the planet. From the rise of the auto industry to the phenomenal success of Motown Records to the Grande Ballroom scene that fostered some of the most influential musicians in the history of rock 'n' roll, it can't be denied: An uncommon number of amazing people have called Detroit home.

Through compelling portraits and raw interview transcripts that allow them to tell their stories in their own words, Heart Soul Detroit presents 50 of the most influential, successful, fascinating, and beloved Detroiters. From super-athletes like Nicklas Lidstrom, Barry Sanders, Al Kaline, and Tommy Hearns to internationally admired musicians like Smokey Robinson, Jack White, Eminem, and Martha Reeves to business visionaries such as Berry Gordy, Lee Iacocca, and Bill Ford Jr., Heart Soul Detroit showcases some of the men and women who put The Motor City on the map.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781938018008
Publisher:
Momentum Books, LLC
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Sales rank:
292,102
Product dimensions:
10.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Mount Clemens native Jenny Risher studied at Detroit's College for Creative Studies, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography. Heart Soul Detroit is her first book, inspired by a conversation with friend and fashion icon Veronica Webb. Risher works in Detroit, New York, and Los Angeles for many international fashion brands, advertising agencies, and editorial publications.

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