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Frank Lloyd Wright was the most influential architect of the twentieth century?and a rogue genius whose life was a wild ride. Wright routinely ignored unpaid bills, clients? wishes, budget constraints. Only his creative vision mattered to him. That vision transformed the way we live, sweeping aside the Victorian home and creating a uniquely American architecture exemplified by his Prairie Style houses. Wright built hotels, churches, and offices, too, incorporating endless innovations in techniques and materials. Ideas poured out of him throughout his long career; he called it ?shaking the design out of my sleeve.?

Jan Adkins?s fascinating biography of this compelling, infuriating, largerthan- life figure will change the way every reader looks at architecture.

About the Author

Jan Adkins has written, illustrated, and designed more than thirty-five books. He lives in California.

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ISBN:
9780670061389
Author:
Adkins, Jan
Publisher:
Puffin
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Art
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Architects
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Up Close
Publication Date:
20081030
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
6.98 x 5 x 0.83 in 0.46 lb
Age Level:
13-17

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