House

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999 - Architecture - 341 pages
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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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I've just re-read this; one of my all-time favorites. I highly recommend it. Read full review

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If only the real experience of building a house was as poetic and careful as this one. So many people taking great pride in their work. And it's, encouragingly, true - I've even stalked the architect ... 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, whose most recent book is Home Town, is also the author of 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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