“Out of every score of books on Frank Lloyd Wright, usually only one is worth reading. This is one.” - William Allin Storrer, The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, A Complete Catalog, Updated 3rd Edition.
"Abate and Freudenheim's delightful account of the life of America's greatest architect--replete with Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest moments and most entertaining anecdotes--unfolds as organically as his architecture.”-Richard P. Townsend, formerly Executive Director, Price Tower Arts Center.
"Who was Frank Lloyd Wright? What were his big ideas, and why do they still matter today? This frisky biography traces the life, work, and sometimes spiky personality of an American visionary in ways that shed light on architecture not only in his time but also in ours.”-Matthew Gurewitsch, beyondcriticism.com; contributor to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian Magazine.
“Engaging and endlessly fascinating, The Man Who Played With Blocks is an excellent introduction for young audiences to Frank Lloyd Wright and his vision for a modern American architecture.”-David Bagnall, Curator and Director of Interpretation for the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust.
“A wonderful work, very valuable whatever the reader's age.” - Franklin Toker, Fallingwater Rising.