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AMERICAN PORCH

By: MICHAEL DOLAN

Price: $12.50

Publisher: LYONS PRESS:

Seller ID: IM499216

ISBN: 1585746630

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Like the pivotal clue in a Conan Doyle story, the American porch hides itself in plain sight. But it is a national treasure, one that has long awaited the attention of a fine writer like Michael Dolan. In careful, spirited prose, Dolan relates the colorful and surprising history of the porch, starting with the ancient Greeks.George Washington makes his appearance, as Dolan describes how the amateur architect and nation builder may have happened upon a porch in Barbados and brought the concept back to Mount Vernon. But the story is far older and more complex than that, and since those days t... View more info