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Albert Kahn : builder of Detroit

Author: Roger Matuz
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©2002.
Series: Great Lakes books.; Detroit biography series for young readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the German-born Jewish architect who, from the 1880s through the early 1940s, designed elegant homes, factories for Henry Ford, and industrial plants to support the United States' war effort.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Albert Kahn; Albert Kahn; Albert Kahn
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Matuz
ISBN: 081432956X 9780814329566 0814329578 9780814329573
OCLC Number: 47650653
Awards: Winner of Michigan Notable Books 2002
Description: 101 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Great Lakes books.; Detroit biography series for young readers.
Responsibility: Roger Matuz.

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Albert Kahn was an architect at the dawn of the automobile age, when the Motor City came into its own. This biography tells young readers how he overcame numerous disadvantages to make an indelible  Read more...

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