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Punching Out: One Year in a Closing Auto Plant

By: Clemens, Paul

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780385521154

ISBN: 0385521154

Condition: USED


An elegy--angry, funny, and powerfully detailed--about the slow death of a Detroit auto plant and an American way of life. How does a country dismantle a century's worth of its industrial heritage? To answer that question, Paul Clemens investigates the 2006 closing of one of America's most potent symbols: a Detroit auto plant. Prior to its closing, the Budd Company stamping plant on Detroit's East Side, built in 1919, was one of the oldest active auto plants in America's foremost industrial city--one whose history includes the nation's proudest moments and those of its working class. Its c... View more info