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I.M. Pei

Author: Louise Chipley Slavicek; I M Pei
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2010.
Series: Asian Americans of achievement.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the life and work of I. M. Pei, a Chinese American architect who is responsible for such works as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Grand Louvre project in Paris, France.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: I M Pei; I M Pei
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Chipley Slavicek; I M Pei
ISBN: 9781604135671 1604135670
OCLC Number: 290489338
Description: 120 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: "Pharoah Pei's pyramid" --
Chinese roots --
Studying in America --
Starting out --
Pei makes a name for himself --
Pei's two greatest triumphs --
Back to China --
A busy "retirement" --
Into the 21st century.
Series Title: Asian Americans of achievement.
Responsibility: Louise Chipley Slavicek.

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In 1935, 17-year-old I M Pei left his family in Shanghai, China, to study architecture in the United States. Following the Communist takeover of China in 1949, Pei decided to remain in America to  Read more...

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