Frank Lloyd Wright 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 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.


 

About Ada Louise Huxtable

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ADA LOUISE HUXTABLE is a Pulitzer Prize–winning architecture critic. A MacArthur Fellow and the author of many books on the subject, Huxtable is the architecture critic for The Wall Street Journal and was the architecture critic for The New York Times from 1963 to 1982.
 
Published April 29, 2008 by Penguin Books. 272 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Eminent architectural critic meets eminent but-ever-so difficult architect.

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HEY are all here, those eye-popping events that make the life of Frank Lloyd Wright so appealing to biographers: his mother-coddled childhood in a broken Victorian home;

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The New York Review of Books

The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Scottsdale, Arizona, which is part of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, had been issued a warning by the Higher Learning Commission—its accreditation endangered, its student body now down to ten pupils, its finances in shambles.

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The New York Review of Books

The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Scottsdale, Arizona, which is part of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, had been issued a warning by the Higher Learning Commission—its accreditation endangered, its student body now down to ten pupils, its finances in shambles.

Aug 11 2005 | Read Full Review of Frank Lloyd Wright (Penguin L...

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