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Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life
     

Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life

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by Ada Louise Huxtable
 

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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

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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.

Editorial Reviews

San Francisco Chronicle
An ideal match: Ada Louise Huxtable, the finest architecture critic the United States has, takes on the willful visionary Wright.
The New York Times
A pleasure to read . . . insightful and thought provoking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143114291
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/29/2008
Series:
Penguin Lives Series
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
225,023
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

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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