From Bauhaus to Our House by Tom WolfeFrom Bauhaus to Our House by Tom Wolfe

From Bauhaus to Our House

byTom Wolfe

Paperback | November 24, 2009

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Tom Wolfe, "America's most skillful satirist" (The Atlantic Monthly), examines the strange saga of American architecture in this sequel to The Painted Word, From Bauhaus to Our House.
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.
Title:From Bauhaus to Our HouseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.18 × 5.46 × 0.42 inPublished:November 24, 2009Publisher:PicadorLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312429142

ISBN - 13:9780312429140

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"A search-and-destroy mission against architectural pretensions . . . a funny book." -New York"Full of insight . . . marvelously right." -People"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"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. . . hilarious." -The Wall Street Journal"Sharp serpent's-tooth wit, useful cultural insight, and snazzy zip! pop! writing." -Playboy