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The architect of desire : beauty and danger in the Stanford White family

Author: Suzannah Lessard
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The murder of Stanford White, a leading architect at the turn of the century, and a catalogue of sexual abuse and insanity is the legacy of the author's family as she investigates their history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Stanford White; White family.; White family.; Stanford White
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzannah Lessard
ISBN: 0297819402 9780297819400
OCLC Number: 36761134
Notes: Originally published: New York : Dial, 1996.
Description: 334 pages : illustrations, genealogical table, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Suzannah Lessard.

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Lessard's great-grandfather was Stanford White, one of America's leading architects at the turn of the century. This is the story of the extraordinary family in which the author grew up and reveals  Read more...

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