Summer on Fire: A Detroit Novel (Paperback)

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Summer on Fire: A Detroit Novel (Paperback)

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The temperature is scorching in Detroit during the summer of 1967 and so is everything happening in this fictionalized memoir by a staff member of the long-running Fifth Estate magazine.


The characters are thrust into tumultuous episodes of the 1967 Detroit Rebellion, anti-war demonstrations, fighting fascists, rock and roll at the Grande Ballroom, drugs, anarchism, the White Panther Party, Wilhelm Reich, and a bomb plot that provide a people's history and radical folklore of Detroit. The setting is seven weeks in a critical year that demands ethical choices by all involved, ones which mirror today's crises.

Product Details ISBN: 9781948501118
ISBN-10: 1948501112
Publisher: Black & Red
Publication Date: March 16th, 2021
Pages: 262
Language: English