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Say Nice Things about Detroit: A Novel
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Scott Lasser. (2012). Say Nice Things about Detroit: A Novel. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing.

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Scott Lasser. 2012. Say Nice Things About Detroit: A Novel. Blackstone Publishing.

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Scott Lasser, Say Nice Things About Detroit: A Novel. Blackstone Publishing, 2012.

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Scott Lasser. Say Nice Things About Detroit: A Novel. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing, 2012.

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A novel about second chances from a writer of "stirring, poignant, and quietly profound" work (Wally Lamb)

Twenty-five years after his high school graduation, David Halpert returns to a place that most people flee. But David is making his own escape—from his divorce and the death of his son. In Detroit David learns about the double shooting of his high school girlfriend, Natalie, and her black half-brother, Dirk. As David becomes involved with Natalie's sister, he will discover that both he and his hometown have reason to hope.

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