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'Autopsy' takes grim look at Detroit

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"Detroit: An American Autopsy" by Charlie Leduff


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Detroit has long been the poster child for urban blight. Charlie LeDuff, who grew up in Detroit and made his mark as a Pulitzer Prize winner for The New York Times, later returned home to immerse himself in his city's despair. His book, "Detroit: An American Autopsy," captures the sights, sounds and smells of a crumbling, once-proud metropolis that he views as the template for other American cities in decline.
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