A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder
At a turning point in his life, writer Michael Pollan found himself dreaming of a small wood-frame hut in the woods near his house--a place to work, but also a "shelter for daydreams." Weaving the practical with the philosophical, this book presents a captivating personal inquiry into the art of architecture, the craft of building, and the meaning of modern work. Line drawings throughout. Size C. 320 pp. National ads & publicity. 35,000 print.
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A place of my own: the education of an amateur builderUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Wanting to have a place of his own where he could think and write, Pollan decided to erect a small structure in the woods behind his house. Fancying himself a modern-day Thoreau, he wanted to build ... Read full review
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Because the book was predominantly written about his experience building a writing house, it included a lot of details about the actual construction process. I thought he did a great job, though ... Read full review