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A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder Hardcover – 1 Mar 1997

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Inc; 1 edition (1 March 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0679415327
  • ISBN-13: 978-0679415329
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 3.2 x 24.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 653 g
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point in his life, writer Michael Pollan found himself dreaming of a small wood-frame hut in the woods near his house--a place to work, but also a "shelter for daydreams." Weaving the practical with the philosophical, this book presents a captivating personal inquiry into the art of architecture, the craft of building, and the meaning of modern work. Line drawings throughout. Size C. 320 pp. National ads & publicity. 35,000 print.

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