Fading Ads of Detroit

Fading Ads of Detroit

by Robert C. Allen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467138772
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 07/23/2018
Series: Fading Ads
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,234,297
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Robert C. Allen writes about crime, history, disasters and craft beer for Detroit Free Press. He has covered wildfires, floods, the Flint water crisis, the Standing Rock pipeline protest and the consumption of more than one thousand craft beers. He has won numerous awards and been featured in USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, the Denver Post, the Arizona Republic, the Indianapolis Star, the Des Moines Register, the Cincinnati Enquirer and others. He lives in Ferndale, Michigan, with his wife, Rachel. A graduate of Oklahoma State University, his interests include barbecue, football and the wilderness.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7

Introduction 9

Newcomers 17

Southwest Frog Legs, Baseball 35

Downtown 45

West Side Bars and Avenues 75

Dogged In Detroit 91

East Side Bombings, Bowlers, Farmers 107

Sweets and Sweethearts 135

The Names You Know 145

Wall Dogs 159

References 177

Index 185

About the Author 189

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