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The Resource The restoration of Otto Laird, Nigel Packer

The restoration of Otto Laird, Nigel Packer

Label
The restoration of Otto Laird
Title
The restoration of Otto Laird
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Packer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Retired architect Otto Laird is living a peaceful, if slightly bemused, existence in Switzerland with his second wife, Anika. Once renowned for his radical designs, Otto now spends his days communing with nature and writing eccentric letters to old friends (which he doesn't mail). But Otto's comfortable life is rudely interrupted when he learns that his most significant and revolutionary building, Marlowe House, a 1960s tower block estate in South London is set to be demolished. Otto is outraged. Determined to do everything in his power to save the building, he reluctantly agrees to take part in a television documentary, which will mean returning to London for the first time in twenty-five years to live for a week in Marlowe House. Once Otto becomes reacquainted with the city he called home for most of his life, his memories begin to come alive. And as he mines his past and considers life moving forward -- for himself and his building -- Otto embarks on a remarkable journey that will change everything he ever thought he knew"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Packer, Nigel
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Retirees
  • Architects
  • Life change events
Label
The restoration of Otto Laird, Nigel Packer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
vii, 338 pages
Isbn
9781250071545
Lccn
2015025063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn898418991
  • (OCoLC)898418991
Label
The restoration of Otto Laird, Nigel Packer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
vii, 338 pages
Isbn
9781250071545
Lccn
2015025063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn898418991
  • (OCoLC)898418991

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