- ISBN: 9780345502254 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2007.
|Summary, etc.:|| I have been standing on the side of life, watching it float by. I want to swim in the river. I want to feel the current.So writes Mamah Borthwick Cheney in her diary as she struggles to justify her clandestine love affair with Frank Lloyd Wright. Four years earlier, in 1903, Mamah and her husband, Edwin, had commissioned the renowned architect to design a new home for them. During the construction of the house, a powerful attraction developed between Mamah and Frank, and in time the lovers, each married with children, embarked on a course that would shock Chicago society and forever change their lives. In this ambitious debut novel, fact and fiction blend together brilliantly. While scholars have largely relegated Mamah to a footnote in the life of America's greatest architect, author Nancy Horan gives full weight to their dramatic love story and illuminates Cheney's profound influence on Wright. Drawing on years of research, Horan weaves...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Ballantine Books, 2007. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1394 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 947 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Search for related items by subject