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Detroit Breakdown—Madness in Old Detroit

December 11, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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D. E. Johnson, author of The Detroit Electric Scheme and Motor City Shakedown, will discuss his new book, Detroit Breakdown. In this latest book, Will Anderson and Elizabeth Hume are called to the vast Eloise Insane Asylum outside of Detroit, where Elizabeth’s cousin Paul is a patient, and now a murder suspect. Johnson will talk about Wayne County’s infamous Eloise Hospital, an insane asylum that once held 10,000 patients at a time, along with some of the historical curiosities he found while researching his latest book. A book signing will follow the presentation.

 

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Date:
December 11, 2012
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Main Library
Phone:
616.988.5400
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Organizer

Grand Rapids Public Library
Phone:
616.988.5400
Website:
www.grpl.org