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Fallingwater rising : Frank Lloyd Wright, E.J. Kaufmann, and America's most extraordinary house

Author: Franklin Toker
Publisher: New York : Alford A. Knopf, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fallingwater Rising is a biography not of a person but of the most famous house of the twentieth century. Scholars and the public have long extolled the house that Frank Lloyd Wright perched over a Pennsylvania waterfall in 1937, but the full story has never been told. Until now.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Toker, Franklin.
Fallingwater rising.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 2003
(OCoLC)606997101
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Edgar J Kaufmann; Frank Lloyd Wright; Edgar J Kaufmann; Frank Lloyd Wright; Edgar Kaufmann; Frank Lloyd Wright; Edgar J Kaufmann; Edgar J Kaufmann; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin Toker
ISBN: 1400040264 9781400040261
OCLC Number: 52464734
Description: x, 479 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Fallingwater timeline --
Approaching Fallingwater --
The dead man of modern architecture plans a comeback --
E.J. Kaufmann of Pittsburgh suffers humiliation of another sort --
Bear Run: the land awaiting --
Frank Lloyd Wright seeks a client, gets a patron --
The design of Fallingwater struggles nine months to be born --
Raising Fallingwater --
Fallingwater gets an interior --
Fabricating Fallingwater I: the hype that sold it --
Fabricating Fallingwater II: the buzz that made America buy it --
The Kaufmanns showcase Fallingwater, and vice versa --
The renaissance prince in winter --
Edgar Kaufmann Jr., true lord of Fallingwater --
Fallingwater for ourselves.
Responsibility: Franklin Toker.
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Fallingwater Rising is a biography not of a person but of the most famous house of the twentieth century. Scholars and the public have long extolled the house that Frank Lloyd Wright perched over a Pennsylvania waterfall in 1937, but the full story has never been told. Until now.

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