Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life
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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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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