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Detroit in literature

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Detroit, Michigan, and its suburbs, is the setting for a number of novels and short story collections, including:

  • Louis-Ferdinand CĂ©line, Voyage au bout de la nuit, 1932 (Journey to the End of the Night, 1934)
  • Harriette Arnow, The Dollmaker 1954
  • Rainelle Burton, The Root Worker, 2001
  • Jim Daniels, Detroit Tales 2003
  • Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides 1993 and Middlesex 2002
  • Arthur Hailey, Wheels 1971
  • Gary Hardwick, The Executioner's Game 2005
  • William X. Kienzle, The Rosary Murders 1979
  • Elmore Leonard, City Primeval: Detroit at High Noon 1980
  • Joyce Carol Oates, them 1968
  • Harold Robbins, The Betsy 1971
  • James O'Barr, The Crow 1981
  • Marge Piercy, "Braided Lives"
  • Patrick O'Leary, Door Number Three 1995
  • Jeffry Scott Hansen Warpath 2003
  • Paul Clemens, Made in Detroit 2005
  • Alexander C. Irvine, The Narrows 2005
  • Joe Borri, Eight Dogs Named Jack 2007
  • Frank Anthony Polito, Band Fags! 2008
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