Detroit's Black Eye: World Media's Perspective of Ryder Cup 2004 and the Motor City - "Warpath" by Jeffry Scott Hansen

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This is the book the City of Detroit does not want you to read. Taken from the experiences of Jeffry Scott Hansen, a former Detroit Police Officer and 25 year resident of Detroit, Warpath is a critically acclaimed true-to-life account of a neighborhood in urban decay. It will make you understand why a young up and coming Officer left his neighborhood for the suburbs.

The Detroit Media is blasting outsiders for tarnishing the image of the City. However, a native Detroiter of 25 years has written a novel that tells the truth about the Motor Capital of the World. It has received critical acclaim from Law Enforcement Officers from all over the United States. Anyone planning to visit Detroit for the All Star Game 2005 and Super Bowl XXL needs to read this book, "Warpath" by Jeffry Scott Hansen

The City of Detroit is gripped by violence, drugs, racial tensions and a local media bent on fueling the fire. One of its worst neighborhoods, Brightmoor, is on the brink of a riot. A fictional account of a Police Officer's struggle to save his family from a neighborhood turned upside down by blight, poverty and drug dealers.

Articles have appeared in the Detroit Free Press and Heritage Newspapers. The author is currently a member of the Taylor Police Department, which is a suburb of Detroit.

Warning: This novel contains explicit language and graphic depictions of violence and is meant for adult readers only.

ISBN 0-9709191-1-5

LCCN 2002090189

Spectre Publishing

250p paperback $9.95

Available at Borders books in Detroit, Taylor, Dearborn, Birmingham, Ann Arbor, and Novi Michigan Stores. Available online thru Booksurge, Alibris and or call Booksurge Direct at 1-866-308-6235 ext. 38 or 53. Copies can be purchased directly from Spectre Publishing by calling 313-330-6654 or visiting our website at

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