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PAUL CLEMENS was born in 1973 and raised on Detroit’s East Side. His work has appeared in the New York Times and the New York Times Magazine. His book Made in Detroit (Doubleday, 2005) was a 2005 New York Times Book Review Notable Book. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Whiting Writers' Award.

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Made in Detroit

Written by Paul Clemens


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book

A powerfully candid memoir about growing up white in Detroit and the conflicted point of view it produced.

Raised in Detroit during the '70s, '80s, and '90s, Paul Clemens saw his family growing steadily isolated from its surroundings: white in a predominately black city, Catholic in an... Read more >
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Made in Detroit
A South of 8 Mile Memoir
Written by Paul Clemens


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $11.99

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Punching Out
One Year in a Closing Auto Plant
Written by Paul Clemens


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

An elegy—angry, funny, and powerfully detailed—about the slow death of a Detroit auto plant and an American way of life.

How does a country dismantle a century’s worth of its industrial heritage? To answer that question, Paul Clemens investigates the 2006 closing of one of America’s most potent symbols: a Detroit... Read more >
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Punching Out
One Year in a Closing Auto Plant
Written by Paul Clemens


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

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