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Maya Lin : a biography

Author: Donald Langmead
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2011.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides an informal biography of the wunderkind who became one of America's greatest living artists and most well-known architects"--Provided by publisher.

"This book is a biography of Maya Lin"--Provided by publisher.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Maya Lin; Maya Lin; Maya Ying Lin; Maya Ying Lin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Langmead
ISBN: 9780313378539 0313378533 9780313378546 0313378541
OCLC Number: 690088596
Description: xxiv, 190 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Timeline: Events in the life of Maya Lin --
"Where are you really from?": Chinese ancestry --
Tradition in architecture: Lin Huiyin and Liang Sicheng --
Escaping China: Maya Lin's parents --
"People here are nice": Athens, Ohio --
Outside, looking in: Childhood and youth --
Almost for "a lark": an undergraduate at Yale --
Design in mashed potato: the Vietnam veterans memorial competition --
Annus horribilis: Building the Vietnam Veterans Memorial --
Accretions and aggravations: continuing conflicts in Washington --
New Haven, New York: new beginnings --
Out of the wings: the architect as artist --
Hectic decade: the 1990s --
New millennium.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Donald Langmead.

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