FLO: A biography of Frederick Law Olmsted
In this definitive biography of the 'father of landscape architecture, ' Laura Wood Roper captures the full range of Omsted's contributions to American thought and institutions as well as to its landscape.
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Youth and Schooling 18221840
Seafaring May 1840April 1844
Scattered Enthusiasms April 1844November 1846
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