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The Resource Building Taliesin : Frank Lloyd Wright's home of love and loss, Ron McCrea

Building Taliesin : Frank Lloyd Wright's home of love and loss, Ron McCrea

Label
Building Taliesin : Frank Lloyd Wright's home of love and loss
Title
Building Taliesin
Title remainder
Frank Lloyd Wright's home of love and loss
Statement of responsibility
Ron McCrea
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Through letters, memoirs, contemporary documents, and a stunning assemblage of photographs - many of which have never before been published - author Ron McCrea tells the fascinating story of the building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin, which would be the architect's principal residence for the rest of his life. Photos taken by Wright's associates show rare views of Taliesin under construction and illustrate Wright's own recollections of the first summer there and the craftsmen who worked on the site. The book also brings to life Wright's "kindred spirit," "she for whom Taliesin had first taken form," Mamah Borthwick. Wright and Borthwick had each abandoned their families to be together, causing a scandal that reverberated far beyond Wright's beloved Wisconsin valley. The shocking murder and fire that took place at Taliesin in August 1914 brought this first phase of life at Taliesin to a tragic end"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
720.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA737.W7
LC item number
M365 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Building Taliesin : Frank Lloyd Wright's home of love and loss, Ron McCrea
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
22 x 29 cm.
Extent
ix, 223 p.
Isbn
9780870206061
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012021754
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1792670
  • (DLC) 2012021754
  • 1792670
Label
Building Taliesin : Frank Lloyd Wright's home of love and loss, Ron McCrea
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
22 x 29 cm.
Extent
ix, 223 p.
Isbn
9780870206061
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012021754
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1792670
  • (DLC) 2012021754
  • 1792670

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