Motown by Loren D. Estleman
(Detroit Crime Series #2)

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Working undercover in order to stop a consumer advocacy agency from putting Detroit auto companies out of business, ex-cop and car lover Rick Amery becomes involved in the conflagration of a black gang war. Reprint.

About Loren D. Estleman

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Loren D. Estleman was born in Michigan on September 15, 1952. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a B.A. in English Literature and Journalism in 1974. He spent several years as a reporter on the police beat before leaving to write full time in 1980. He wrote book reviews for such newspapers as The New York Times and The Washington Post and contributed articles to such periodicals as TV Guide. He is a writer of mysteries and westerns. His first novel was published in 1976 and since then he has published more than 60 books which have been translated into 23 languages. He received four Shamus Awards from the Private Eye Writers of America, five Golden Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America, two American Mystery Awards from Mystery Scene Magazine, and the Michigan Author's Award in 1987.
Published August 1, 1991 by Bantam Books. 292 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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 Sinewy second volume of Estleman's projected three-part paean to crime in Detroit.

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Publishers Weekly

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The second installment of Estleman's Detroit trilogy ( Whiskey River ) is terrific: fast, intricate and often funny. Choreographing the movements leading to the August 1966 Detroit riots, Estleman foc

Jul 29 1991 | Read Full Review of Motown (Detroit Crime Series #2)

Entertainment Weekly

Set in the mid-'60s, when Barry McGuire's ''Eve of Destruction'' .

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