From Bauhaus to Our House

Tom Wolfe

Picador

0312429142

9780312429140

Trade Paperback

128 Pages

$16.00

CAD18.50

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In his sequel to The Painted Word, Tom Wolfe, examines the strange saga of American architecture in the 20th century.

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"No wonder . . . this book is the hottest topic in Manhattan's architectural salons."—The New York Times Book Review

"Tom Wolfe has squeezed a funny tale out of glass and stone."—The Wall Street Journal

"A search-and-destroy mission against architectural pretensions . . . a funny book."—New York magazine

"America's most skillful satirist."—The Atlantic Montly
 
"Full of Insight . . . marvelously right."—People
 
"Sharp serpent's-tooth wit, useful cultural insight, and snazzy zip! pop! writing."—Playboy

"Wolfe's delightfully witty, biting history of modern architecture is a scintillating high comedy of big money, manners, and massive manipulation of public taste."—Publishers Weekly

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TOM WOLFE is the author of a dozen books, among them such contemporary classics as The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Right Stuff, and I Am Charlotte Simmons. He lives in New York City.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Tom Wolfe

  • Tom Wolfe is the author of a dozen books, among them such contemporary classics as The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Right Stuff, and I Am Charlotte Simmons. He lives in New York City.
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