Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life

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Penguin, Apr 29, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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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This is a solid biography of Frank Lloyd Wright. Full of anecdotes and quotes from Wright's own Autobiography, Huxtable's book tells the true story of a crazy genius. I went into this book already a ... Read full review


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Eminent architectural critic meets eminent but-ever-so difficult architect.Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959) was "a fascinating anachronism," in many respects a man of the 19th century, Huxtable says ... 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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