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A new novel sheds light on Frank Lloyd Wright's mistress.

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A new novel sheds light on Frank Lloyd Wright's mistress. Frank Lloyd Wright, the legendary American architect, had a long and remarkable life. He was 92 when he died in 1959. By then, he had stamped an original style on buildings, and had been lauded and vilified — often in equal amounts. A new novel imagines a scandalous and little-known part of Wright's history. NPR - Morning Edition discusses the new novel with the author.


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Frank Lloyd Wright, the legendary American architect, had a long and remarkable life. He was 92 when he died in 1959. By then, he had stamped an original style on buildings, and had been lauded and vilified — often in equal amounts. A new novel imagines a scandalous and little-known part of Wright's history. In 1909, Wright of Oak Park, Ill., married, with children, ran off to Germany with a neighbor — Mamah (pronounced "May-mah") Borthwick Cheney, the wife of a client.
Mamah and her husband Edwin Cheney had two young children. She abandoned them all, for Wright. (...)

Fonte: NPR e Archinect

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