Death in a Prairie House Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Murders recounts the events of August 1914 that had a pivotal effect on legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Author of Death in the Prairie House, William R. Drennan, has researched the brutal murders of seven people who were close to the architect, and the fiery destruction of Taliesin, his house near Spring Green, Wisconsin. These tragic events affected Wright personally and professionally over the remaining 45 years of his life. The author draws a connection between these catastrphic happenings and Wright's subsequent architectural designs. Published by University of Wisconsin Press; History; Paper.