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3 edition of Loving Frank found in the catalog.

Loving Frank

a novel

by Nancy Horan

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architects,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Fact and fiction blend in a historical novel that chronicles the relationship between seminal architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney, from their meeting, when they were each married to another, to the clandestine affair that shocked Chicago society.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-362).

    StatementNancy Horan
    SeriesRandom House reader"s circle, Reader"s circle (Random House (Firm))
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.O725 L68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination377 p. ;
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24747957M
    ISBN 100345495004
    ISBN 109780345495006
    LC Control Number2008273747
    OCLC/WorldCa187394634

      Nancy Horan - The life of the woman who had a scandalous, passionate affair with famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright is deliciously fictionalized in LOVING FRANK. Loving Frank Nancy Horan, Author. Ballantine $ (p) ISBN where Mamah found rewarding work doing scholarly translations of Swedish feminist Ellen Key's books. Frank.

    Loving Frank: A Novel - Part I, Prelude, Chapters Summary & Analysis. Nancy Horan. This Study Guide consists of approximately 75 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Loving Frank: A Novel. Fact and fiction blend in a historical novel that chronicles the relationship between seminal architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney, from their meeting, their marriage to another, and the clandestine affair that shocked Chicago society.

      Loving Frank A Novel (Book): Horan, Nancy: "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 , Mamah and her husband, Edwin, had commissioned the renowned architect to. But from a female point of view, the book is fascinating. Mamah is really the focus and she ends up creating a life for herself and her children and emerges with a great deal of integrity. I ended up loving the book although never really loved Frank. 23 people found this helpful.


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“Loving Frank is one of those novels that takes over your life. It’s mesmerizing and fascinating–filled with complex characters, deep passions, tactile descriptions of astonishing architecture, and the colorful immediacy of daily life a hundred years ago–all gathered into a story that unfolds with riveting urgency.”.

Loving Frank Nancy Horan, Random House pp. ISBN Summary 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.

Loving Frank is the story of Mamah Borthwick and her love affair with a famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Mamah is a highly educated woman who is feeling stifled by her loveless marriage. She married out of convenience rather than for love. Free download or read online Loving Frank pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in August 7thand was written by Nancy Horan. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format/5.

Journalist Horan's debut novel reflects her fascination with the brilliant, erratic architect Frank Lloyd Wright and his scandalous love affair with a married woman and mother of two.

The book capitalizes on Horan's research into both the architect's private and professional lives. “LOVING FRANK is a glory to behold. at its heart this is a book about one of architectural history’s most difficult relationships.” — New York Magazine “If you know anything about the scandal that ensued when Frank Lloyd Wright, the most iconic American architect of all time, and the wife of one of his clients became lovers, you.

Loving Frank The story told in Nancy Horan's anticipated debut, Loving Frank, is familiar to many who have heard of Frank Lloyd Wright: He left his wife, who would not grant him a divorce, for another married woman.

After running away together to Europe inthey returned to live in Wisconsin at Taliesin, the house that Frank built for her. ― Nancy Horan, Loving Frank “When both lovers yearn to become entirely one being, to free each other and to develop each other to the greatest perfection, this is the highest form of love possible between a man and a experience such love is to feel oneself : Nancy Horan.

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