Made in Detroit by Norman Beasley & George W. Stark 1957 G.P. Putnam Vintage Michigan City History Book

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The novel Made in Detroit is set in Detroit at the beginning of the 20th century a close examination of the era's key figures, including Fielding Harris Yost, Ty Cobb, Henry Ford, Walter P. Chrysler, and many more.

These sections cover a wide range of topics, including the auto industry, the steel industry, the aviation industry, the newspaper industry, the songwriting industry, the bar industry, and much more. Many discoveries, and a lot of interest for someone from Michigan.

Did you know that Chevrolet surpassed Ford in automobile sales in 1927 and that its first popular model was called as the Baby Grand?

Please note one of the authors has signed and dedicated in pen on the inside cover. Please scroll in and decide for yourself if this signature is authentic.

Made in Detroit is an excellent addition to your vintage Michigan history collection or home library.


The book Made in Detroit is in good vintage condition for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the wear and sticker residue on the dust jacket as shown in the photos. Please use pictures as a guide. Have any questions or need more photos, ask.

The vintage & antique items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, typical for vintage or antique pieces.

Book dimensions:9x6x1

Collections: Vintage History Books

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