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You say to brick : the life of Louis Kahn / Wendy Lesser.

Lesser, Wendy, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library B Kahn Louis (Text) 22960001354819 Adult Biography Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch B KAHN LES (Text) 30018005365735 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374279974
  • ISBN: 0374279977
  • Physical Description: 397 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes blbiographical references (pages [355]-378) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ending -- In situ : Salk Institute for Biological Studies -- Preparing -- In situ : Kimbell Art Museum -- Becoming -- In situ : Phillips Exeter Library -- Achieving -- In situ : National Assembly Building of Bangladesh -- Arriving -- In situ : Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad -- Beginning.
Summary, etc.:
"A definitive biography of the iconic American architect, Louis Kahn"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974.
Architects > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Artists, Architects, Photographers.
ARCHITECTURE > Individual Architects & Firms > General.
ARCHITECTURE > History > Contemporary (1945- )

Wendy Lesser is the founder and editor of The Threepenny Review and the author of a novel and several previous books of nonfiction, including Why I Read (FSG, 2014), which garnered rave reviews from coast to coast. She has written for The New York Times Book Review, the London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, and other publications. To complete this biography, she was awarded one of the first National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar awards, the only one given to a Californian in 2015.

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