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Houses of the Presidents: Childhood Homes, Family Dwellings, Private Escapes, and Grand Estates

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HOUSES OF THE PRESIDENTS offers a unique tour of the houses and day-to-day lives of America's presidents, from George Washington's time to the present. Author Hugh Howard weaves together personal, presidential, and architectural histories to shed light on the way our chief executives lived. Original photography by Roger Straus III brings the houses and furnishings beautifully to life. From Jefferson's Monticello to Reagan's Rancho del Cielo, with fascinating and surprising stops between and beyond, HOUSES OF THE PRESIDENTS presents a fascinating alternative history of the American presidency.

About the Author

Hugh Howard is the author of more than a dozen books on architecture, as well as Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War. His writings have also appeared in Smithsonian, New York Times, Washington Post, House Beautiful, Preservation, Early American Life, Traditional Homes, and many other publications. He lives in East Chatham, New York, with his wife and two daughters.

Roger Straus III's photography has been featured in eight books, including America's Great Railroad Stations,US I: America's Original Main Street, Mississippi Currents, Modernism Reborn, and Wright for Wright. His work has also appeared in newspapers and magazines such as the Washington Post andArchitectural Digest.

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ISBN:
9780316133272
Author:
Howard, Hugh
Publisher:
Little Brown and Company
Author:
Straus, Roger
Subject:
US History-General
Subject:
United States - General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
11.5 x 10.5 x 1.25 in 4.19 lb

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