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The Resource Plagued by fire : the dreams and furies of Frank Lloyd Wright, Paul Hendrickson

Plagued by fire : the dreams and furies of Frank Lloyd Wright, Paul Hendrickson

Label
Plagued by fire : the dreams and furies of Frank Lloyd Wright
Title
Plagued by fire
Title remainder
the dreams and furies of Frank Lloyd Wright
Statement of responsibility
Paul Hendrickson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Frank Lloyd Wright has long been known as a rank egotist who held in contempt almost everything aside from his own genius. Harder to detect, but no less real, is a Wright who fully understood, and suffered from, the choices he made. This is the Wright whom Paul Hendrickson reveals in this masterful biography: the Wright who was haunted by his father, about whom he told the greatest lie of his life. And this, we see, is the Wright of many other neglected aspects of his story: his close, and perhaps romantic, relationship with friend and early mentor Cecil Corwin; the eerie, unmistakable role of fires in his life; the connection between the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 and the murder of his mistress, her two children, and four others at his beloved Wisconsin home by a black servant gone mad. In showing us Wright's facades along with their cracks, Hendrickson helps us form a fresh, deep, and more human understanding of the man. With prodigious research, unique vision, and his ability to make sense of a life in ways at once unexpected, poetic, and undeniably brilliant, he has given us the defining book on Wright
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hendrickson, Paul
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd
  • Architects
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Artists, Architects, Photographers
  • ARCHITECTURE / Individual Architects & Firms / General
  • ARCHITECTURE / History / Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
  • Architects
  • Psychology
  • United States
  • Architects
Label
Plagued by fire : the dreams and furies of Frank Lloyd Wright, Paul Hendrickson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 575-579) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Out of the Old Testament : August 15, 1914-- Longing on a large scale : 1887-1909. The enigma of arrival ; The lost architect ; Ships on the prairie ; Attended by the Gothic ; Unity and Mamah : the sacred against the profane -- Chains of moral consequence : 1914-1921. Coming before him in his dreams : notes on an Alabama native son ; Connective tissue : one ; The man on the station platform -- Shaking it from his sleeve : the year 1936. Blood and bones ; Connective tissue : two ; In the fourth dimension -- At his father's stone. The sad ballad of William Carey Wright (1) ; The sad ballad of William Carey Wright (2) -- End story : 1950-1959. Terminals (1) ; Terminals (2) ; Last word : for the two Taliesins
Control code
1076419165
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 600 pages
Isbn
9780385353656
Lccn
2018055801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 505
Other control number
40029464945
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1076419165
Label
Plagued by fire : the dreams and furies of Frank Lloyd Wright, Paul Hendrickson
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 575-579) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Out of the Old Testament : August 15, 1914-- Longing on a large scale : 1887-1909. The enigma of arrival ; The lost architect ; Ships on the prairie ; Attended by the Gothic ; Unity and Mamah : the sacred against the profane -- Chains of moral consequence : 1914-1921. Coming before him in his dreams : notes on an Alabama native son ; Connective tissue : one ; The man on the station platform -- Shaking it from his sleeve : the year 1936. Blood and bones ; Connective tissue : two ; In the fourth dimension -- At his father's stone. The sad ballad of William Carey Wright (1) ; The sad ballad of William Carey Wright (2) -- End story : 1950-1959. Terminals (1) ; Terminals (2) ; Last word : for the two Taliesins
Control code
1076419165
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 600 pages
Isbn
9780385353656
Lccn
2018055801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 505
Other control number
40029464945
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1076419165

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