Books Getting Ghost Two Young Lives and the Struggle for the Soul of an American City by Luke Bergmann Hardcover, 315 pages, Perseus Distribution Services, List Price: $27.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleGetting GhostSubtitleTwo Young Lives and the Struggle for the Soul of an American CityAuthorLuke Bergmann Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Identifies the forces of deindustrialization and ethnic discrimination that the author argues are trapping individuals within the illegal drug trade, in an account that examines the lives of two young black drug dealers in Detroit. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Getting Ghost Review Book Reviews In Drug Underworld, Researcher Finds City's 'Soul' January 12, 2009 Social scientist Luke Bergmann put himself in the story when he moved to Detroit to study the underground drug economy. The risk was worth it: Getting Ghost provides an eye-opening portrait of a dark, alternative world hidden in plain site.