A native son's grim account of hard-luck lives

Mar 3, 2013

A native son's grim account of hard-luck lives

by Jeffrey Burke

DETROIT: An American Autopsy, by Charlie LeDuff. Penguin Press, 2013, 286 pp., $27.95 (hardcover) Charlie LeDuff’s “Detroit: An American Autopsy” is a hard-eyed look at some of the recent villains and victims of a city battered for half a century by political corruption, racial strife ...