I like the way Tony Danza works in the major problems of todays education system.
A very good listen, too bad it didn't do better on TV.
The raw details
You really have to have a connection to Detroit to understand and enjoy this book. Knowing a little of Detroit history helps too. Kudos to whoever recorded this book....you got most of the Detroit and Michigan, streets/towns/landmarks pronounced correctly.....this has been a problem in the past. Sad to think that I can never go home again, not even to visit.
A former eastsider.
Probably not. It was just an ok story
Anyone who would bother to check and find out how the landmarks are prounced. For a native Detroiter it was almost painful to listen to.
Not pronouncing the names of landmarks and streets correctly really took away from the story. I've noticed this with a lot of audiobooks on Detroit. I've complained to different recording companies with no response. One phone call is all it would take to find out how words are pronounced in a certain area.
Don't lose your place in the last two downloads You'll never figure it out.
Glad it was short, glad it was inexpensive. Not a lot of information just commonsense ideas. Basically it tells you to get up early and get moving. Your brain works better in the morning. Try not to rush out of the house and start your day in a frenzy. Duh
Only certain friends would appreciate this
An interesting listen, you have to have the right sense of humor and the ability to ignore the f-word. Most chicks wouldn't want to read it but I'm not most chicks, Adam Carolla makes a lot of interesting and valid points.
I learned a lot more about the politics that were going on when I was a child
The names of local places and streets are frequently mispronounced. The pronunciation of a major street in Detroit, Gratiot was almost unrecognizable. This is so distracting that it really should be rerecorded.
It would very much depend on the subject
You have to be very interested in the information in order to finish listening to it. I often lost track of names mentioned in the story. Based on letters, which is fine as long as you know that going in.
I've been reading and/or teaching this book since it came out in the 70ies. It will be one I keep on my phone so I can listen to parts of it in the car any time I want
NOTHING. MY OPINION IS IF HE DIDN'T HAVE A GOOD REPUTATION THIS BOOK WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED
YES, I'VE READ SOME OF HIS OTHER BOOKS AND LIKE THEM. I WOULD LOOK UP REVIEWS BEFORE BUYING
GETTING WORSE AS IT GOES ALONG
I THINK DEAN WANTED TO ONE UP STEPHEN KINGS ROSE RED
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