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Taliesin reflections : my years before, during, and after living with Frank Lloyd Wright, and various contacts with other people and places

Author: Earl Nisbet
Publisher: Petaluma, Calif. : Meridian Press, ©2006.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nisbet, Earl.
Taliesin reflections.
Petaluma, Calif. : Meridian Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)691850208
Named Person: Earl Nisbet
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Earl Nisbet
ISBN: 0977895106 9780977895106
OCLC Number: 70081142
Description: xi, 226 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Childhood: Beginnings ; Onward ; The Great Depression ; Wheels --
Ch. 2. World War II: The war years ; The boat trip ; Seven and a half minutes of fame ; Rocco Laginestra ; On to the South Pacific ; Camp Stoneman ; Loran Estes ; Adventures with Loren at Camp Swift ; Rocky Marciano ; Running to civilian life --
Ch. 3. Becoming an architect: Manuel Sandoval ; The lifeguard ; Floyd page ; Midglen ; Frank Lloyd Wright (1867 to 1959) ; The Taliesin fellowship ; On to Taliesin ; Eugene Masselink ; A Taliesin reflection 1 ; A Taliesin reflection 2 ; The tea circle ; William Wesley Peters ; A Taliesin reflection 3 ; The Taliesin fellowship (the concept) ; A Taliesin reflection 4 ; Spring and summer ; Allen Lape Davison ; A Taliesin reflection 5 ; John H. Howe ; Key Davison ; The Escapade of Barbara and Martha ; A Taliesin reflection 6 ; A Taliesin reflection 7 ; A Taliesin reflection 8 ; A Taliesin reflection 9 ; A Taliesin reflection 10 ; John de Koven Hill ; Caravan west ; A Taliesin reflection 11 ; A Taliesin reflection 12 ; A Taliesin reflection 13 ; A Taliesin reflection 14 ; Life in camp ; Mr. Wright asks my views ; A Taliesin reflection 15 ; 1951-ongoing ; A Taliesin reflection 16 ; A Taliesin reflection 17 ; A Taliesin reflection 18 ; A Taliesin reflection 19 ; A Taliesin reflection 20 ; A Taliesin reflection 21 ; March 27, 1952 ; A Taliesin reflection 22 ; A pirate party ; Sequesting "my room" ; The price tower (1952) ; A Taliesin reflection 23 ; A Taliesin reflection 24 ; A Taliesin reflection 25 ; A Taliesin reflection 26 ; Actor Charles Laughton ; Conversation with FLLW ; A Taliesin tragedy --
Ch. 4. On my own: Christmas ; Cabaña Tanglewood ; Hemicycle or Harry ; A garden lantern ; Blois house and Falconer house ; On abstracting from nature ; Drawing and comments ; My brother Harry ; Harry's golf balls ; Tahiti ; Moorea ; Quinn's bar ; Movie in Tahiti ; July 14: Bastille Day ; October 4,1957 ; The next week ; Progress? ; Matson number two --
Ch. 5. Setting up practice: Practice ; The crest: a house in Hawaii ; Longevar ; Steve Oyakawa ; Mother's birthday ; May Nisbet's photo gallery ; Falconer's phone call ; Bad day at black rock ; Projects ; The castle ; Enter Clarence P. Chan ; The lion is king ; Go-aheads? ; Travel to Spain ; I Marry Mary Lou ; Studio for Joe Gores ; My mother's death --
Ch. 6. Settling down in central California: New horizons ; Laginestra letter ; To Michelle ; Wong's letters ; Barbara and I plan some trips ; Taliesin fellows Northern California ; October 17, 1989 ; St. Martin ; June 8, 1991 ; Second seven and a half minutes of fame ; The incredible Roy Randolph ; Seven and a half minutes forward ; Variations on a theme --
Ch. 7. World travel: To travel or not to travel ; My trip to China ; Fobidden City ; The Terra Cotta Army ; The Children's Palace ; On to Spain ; Costa Rica (2001) ; My England and Holland vacation ; Duke and Earl visit the Prince ; Palms I have known ; Closing thoughts
Responsibility: Earl Nisbet.
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