The Autobiography of an Idea (Google eBook)

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Courier Corporation, Mar 14, 2012 - Architecture - 384 pages
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The famous American architect's fascinating look at the early years of his pioneering work, which led to his being called the "father of the skyscraper." Includes a wealth of projects, insights, and evaluations, as well as 34 plates. An essential tool in gaining an understanding of the roots of modern American architecture.

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User Review  - HarryMacDonald - LibraryThing

I have immense admiration for Sullivan as an architect, as a visionary, and as a free spirit. Sadly, almost none of these come across in this memoir from late in his life. The thought is unfocussed and the prose is mincing and unconvincing. Too bad Read full review

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User Review  - Paul Skinner - Goodreads

Poorly written, third person? I skimmed through, just couldn't force myself to read it, the horror. Although a very influential architect, not a writer. I can't believe I bought this book. Read that he had some influence over Ayn Rand, so if you like her, you might be able to stomach this one. Read full review

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