House

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999 - Architecture - 341 pages
11 Reviews
Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.
 

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User Review  - CherieDooryard - LibraryThing

As someone who has built [is still building] a house and who is married to a carpenter, I found the book a little too flashback-triggering to be fully enjoyable. I actually started having heart ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChrisWeir - LibraryThing

Reading this book was fun for the most part. I'm a big time old house geek and found it very interesting to see what was going on with the building of new construction as it's out of my usual thinking ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
51
Section 2
58
Section 3
59
Section 4
104
Section 5
109
Section 6
125
Section 7
166
Section 8
169
Section 10
204
Section 11
220
Section 12
279
Section 13
293
Section 14
303
Section 15
329
Section 16
331
Section 17
335

Section 9
179

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About the author (1999)

Tracy Kidder is the author of Home Town, Among Schoolchildren, and Old Friends. He has won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. He lives in Massachusetts and Maine.

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