Loving Frank: A Novel Characters

Nancy Horan
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Mamah Borthwick (Cheney)

Mamah Borthwick is a housewife in Oak Park, Illinois who is bored with her husband and her life in general. She married her husband out of convenience because she was getting older and she wanted children. Edwin is not her intellectual equal and she finds him lacking in many ways. When she meets Frank Lloyd Wright, they form a friendship that turns into something more.

Frank stimulates her intellectually, which is how they form their friendship. She can talk to him like she is unable to talk to Edwin. She is highly educated and has a Master’s degree. She responds to Frank’s passion for architecture. She wants to be passionate about something in her life.

Mamah makes the chose to leave her family and go to Germany with Frank to test if they can live together. She does not realize that this will cause...

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