by Sidney Magee


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Pickens, is the story of the author's life, as written to his son.It is told as it happened - beginning with high hopes when America was at its peak, following a rich and unmapped path, and ending in disillusionment and an America in decline.It is a picaresque tale - populated by heroes, villains, and fools - of world travels, northern canoe trips, post-30s Vermont, post-60s Oregon, post-modern Key West, and post mid-life ice hockey.It is a classic tragedy - of promise and failure - romantic, parental, and professional.It is about a love affair with architecture and women, wilderness and impossible dreams.And it is an ode to the epic in ordinary life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781477648018
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/26/2013
Pages: 692
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.39(d)

About the Author

Sidney Magee studied architecture at MIT and Yale, and has spent a lifetime involved in design and construction. He currently lives in the Pacific Northwest and is the author of Simple Building and The Open System.

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