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Detroit breakdown by D.E. Johnson — Detroit, 1912.
The Detroit electric scheme by D. E. Johnson — Detroit, 1910.
The expeditions: a novel by Karl Iagnemma — Michigan Territory, 1844.
Grand River and Joy by Susan Messer — Detroit, 1967.
Looking for Przybylski by K.C. Frederick — Detroit, mid-1970s.
The mercy killers: a novel by Lisa Reardon — Ypsilanti, 1967.
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides — Detroit, from Prohibition to the present.
The burning of Rachael Hayes by Doug Allyn
Company man: a novel by Joseph Finder
Eden Springs: a novella by Laura Kasischke
Freshwater boys by Adam Schuitema
The river swimmer: novellas by Jim Harrison
Ford Road by Amy Kenyon
Say nice things about Detroit by Scott Lasser
Michigan by David Lee Poremba
Bold women in Michigan history by Virginia Law Burns
State of war: Michigan in World War II by Alan Clive
Bath massacre: America's first school bombing by Arnie Bernstein
Lives and legends of the Christmas tree ships by Fred Neuschel
Eyes on fire: witnesses to the Detroit Riot of 1967 by edited by Heather Buchanan, Sharon Stanford, Teresa Kimble
The Way-Back Room: A Memoir of a Detroit Childhood by Minock, Mary
Michigan remembered: photographs from the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information, 1936- 1943 by edited by Constance B. Schulz ; with introductory essays by Constance B. Schulz and William H. Mulligan, Jr
Father Abraham's children: Michigan episodes in the Civil War by Frank B. Woodford ; new foreword by Arthur M. Woodford
The Potawatomis, keepers of the fire by R. David Edmunds
Picturing Hemingway's Michigan by Michael R. Federspiel
Michigan haunts and hauntings by Marion Kuclo, the green witch Gundella
When Michigan was young: the story of its beginnings, early legends, and folklore by Ethel Rowan Fasquelle
Weird Michigan: your travel guide to Michigan's local legends and best kept secrets by Linda S. Godfrey ; Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran, executive editors
Myths and legends of the Mackinacs and the Lake Region by Grace F. Kane
Ghost stories from Canton by Virginia Bailey Parker ; illustrated by Sharon Lee Dillenbeck and Roy Rinke
Hudson's: Detroit's legendary department store by Michael Hauser and Marianne Weldon
Sanders confectionery by Greg Tasker
From Soupy to nuts: a history of Detroit television by Tim Kiska
Hydroplane racing in Detroit, 1946-2008 by David D. Williams and the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum
Detroit's Belle Isle: island park gem by Michael Rodriguez and Thomas Featherstone
Michigan herb cookbook by Suzanne Breckenridge & Marjorie Snyder
Guide to Michigan vegetable gardening by James A. Fizzell
The Midwest fruit and vegetable book by James A. Fizzell
Our Michigan: ethnic tales & recipes by edited by Carole Eberly ; cover by Toni Gorkin, ill. by Beverly Woodard
The history of Michigan wines: 150 years of winemaking along the Great Lakes by Lorri Hathaway & Sharon Kegerreis
History is full of days and years which have special meaning. 1492? Columbus discovered America. 1776? America declared its independence. 1929? The stock market crashed. We all learned about these significant dates in school. However, these are just some of the years in history worth remembering - for better or for worse. Check out the following list for more:
69 A.D.: the year of four emperors by Gwyn Morgan
The year 1000: what life was like at the turn of the first millennium: an Englishman's world by Robert Lacey, Danny Danziger
1066: the year of the conquest by David Howarth; illustrations to chapter headings by Gareth Floyd