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The women : a novel

Author: T Coraghessan Boyle
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: A dazzling novel of Frank Lloyd Wright, told from the point of view of the women in his life. Having brought to life eccentric cereal king John Harvey Kellogg in The Road to Wellville and sex researcher Alfred Kinsey in The Inner Circle, T.C. Boyle now turns his fictional sights on an even more colorful and outlandish character: Frank Lloyd Wright. Boyle's account of Wright's life, as told  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
Women.
New York : Viking, 2009
(DLC) 2008042462
(OCoLC)233548516
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T Coraghessan Boyle
ISBN: 9781440686177 1440686173 9781440686214 1440686211 9781440686207 1440686203
OCLC Number: 506551525
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (451 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: T. Coraghessan Boyle.

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From the Publisher: A dazzling novel of Frank Lloyd Wright, told from the point of view of the women in his life. Having brought to life eccentric cereal king John Harvey Kellogg in The Road to Wellville and sex researcher Alfred Kinsey in The Inner Circle, T.C. Boyle now turns his fictional sights on an even more colorful and outlandish character: Frank Lloyd Wright. Boyle's account of Wright's life, as told through the experiences of the four women who loved him, blazes with his trademark wit and invention. Wright's life was one long howling struggle against the bonds of convention, whether aesthetic, social, moral, or romantic. He never did what was expected and despite the overblown scandals surrounding his amours and very public divorces and the financial disarray that dogged him throughout his career, he never let anything get in the way of his larger-than-life appetites and visions. Wright's triumphs and defeats were always tied to the women he loved: the Montenegrin beauty Olgivanna Milanoff; the passionate Southern belle Maud Miriam Noel; the spirited Mamah Cheney, tragically killed; and his young first wife, Kitty Tobin. In The Women, T.C. Boyle's protean voice captures these very different women and, in doing so, creates a masterful ode to the creative life in all its complexity and grandeur.

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