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Death in a prairie house : Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin murders

Title
Death in a prairie house : Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin murders / William R. Drennan.
Published
Madison : Terrace Books, c2007.
Description
xii, 218 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary
"The most pivotal and yet least understood event of Frank Lloyd Wright's celebrated life involves the brutal murders in 1914 of seven adults and children dear to the architect and the destruction by fire of Taliesin, his landmark residence, near Spring Green, Wisconsin. Unaccountably the details of that shocking crime have been largely ignored by Wright's legion of biographers - a historical and cultural gap that is finally addressed in William Drennan's Death in a Prairie House : Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Murders."--BOOK JACKET.
Contents
Prologue : the house across the river
1. Prelude to murder : the architect and the feminist
2. Scandal in Oak Park
3. "A peculiar establishment" : life at Taliesin, 1911-1917
4. "A summer day that changed the world" : murder at Taliesin
5. "I guess you solved the question" : the motives, trials, and lonesome death of Julian Carlton
Epilogue : the legacy of fire.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209) and index.
Language
English
LCCN
2006031765
ISBN
0299222101 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780299222109 (cloth : alk. paper)
Format
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