Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Apr 29, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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Pulitzer Prize?winning critic Ada Louise Huxtable?s biography of America?s greatest architect

Renowned architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable?s biography Frank Lloyd Wright looks at the architect and the man, from his tumultuous personal life to his long career as a master builder. Along the way she introduces Wright?s masterpieces? from the tranquil Fallingwater to Taliesin, rebuilt after tragedy and murder?not only exploring the mind of the man who drew the blueprints but also delving into the very heart of the medium, which he changed forever.


  

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Good overview of Wright's life and his work. - Goodreads
Gives a good insight into the man. - Goodreads
They will be writing about Wright well after us. - Goodreads

Review: Frank Lloyd Wright (Penguin Lives)

User Review  - Larry Erickson - Goodreads

Huxtable has assembled a very readable and tue account of Wrights' long successful life. it was to put the book down. Read full review

Review: Frank Lloyd Wright (Penguin Lives)

User Review  - Adrian - Goodreads

Short book on the great architect bought at Taliesan West. Notwithstanding his genius Wright was a most difficult man. Famously arrogant he brooked no criticism of his work. His famous reply to ... Read full review

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Ada Louise Huxtable is a Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic. She is the author of several books, including Inventing Reality, Pier Luigi Nervi, and, most recently, The Unreal American. A MacArthur fellow, Huxtable is the architecture critic of The Wall Street Journal and was the architecture critic for The New York Times from 1963 to 1982.

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