Albert Kahn: Builder of Detroit

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Wayne State University Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 101 pages
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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 mark across the skyline of Detroit with skyscrapers, factories, hospitals and theatres.
  

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Contents

Hard Work and a Little Luck
9
From Child Prodigy to Child Laborer
15
A Real Education
25
Mr Kahn Can You Design Factories?
45
Work and Play
65
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Roger Matuz writes about American History and culture and develops electronic resources in conjunction with school, academic, and trade publishers. His areas of specialty include popular culture and media. He lives in Michigan.

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