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Becoming Bucky Fuller

Author: Loretta Lorance; R Buckminster Fuller
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Concerned with the origins and development of the Dymaxion House project as well as Fuller's public persona, the author uses Buckminster Fuller's archives, particularly the multivolume "Chronofile" to construct a history parallel to the accepted sequence of events.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Loretta Lorance; R Buckminster Fuller
ISBN: 9780262123020 0262123029
OCLC Number: 233283774
Description: xiii, 284 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Building stockade --
Corporate restructuring --
Project development --
Trial offer --
Supporting documents --
Prototype --
End product.
Responsibility: Loretta Lorance.
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A revisionist look at Buckminster Fuller's early career, making the case that Fuller's most successful invention was that of his own image.  Read more...

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"Becoming Bucky Fuller is an intellectual experiment singular enough to have pleased the prodigious polymath himself. By refusing the biographical conventions Fuller forged into his own life story, Read more...

 
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