Richard Bak's byline is a familiar one around town. For more than 25 years, he has been contributing a steady stream of features in such publications as Hour Detroit
, The Detroit News
, The Detroit Free Press
, and Detroit Monthly
. His latest book is Boneyards: Detroit Under Ground
(Wayne State University Press), which explores how the dead have been treated (and mistreated) over the centuries and the various ways in which the living have attempted to keep their memories alive.
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