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World War II Veteran George Hinds Compiles and Shares Best Kept Sketches in His Autobiography

“Growing Up and Older” opens a window that gives readers a glimpse into the legacy of both the author and Chicago’s glorious architecture through the years.

Chicago, Illinois, US – WEBWIRE

Autobiographies are not only told through words

George Hinds looks back to the years that passed through journals and sketches that he has created and collected. Every stroke done to create each sketch tells a story that vividly captures the author’s journey from his humble beginnings, his service during World War II, to his work travels in different parts of the globe.

Over 200 sketches make up the pages of “Growing Up and Older,” and twenty of which are part of the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. These sketches show not only his life while growing up, but also the beauty and grandiosity of historical monuments, popular attractions that can be found in different locations in France, Switzerland, Indonesia, Italy, and the United States.

The sketches inside the book depict George Hinds life while growing up and highlighting some historical grandeur of Chicago’s architectural landscape in the past decades. More importantly, readers who share the same interest for global architecture will surely experience a renewed appreciation for the numerous buildings and structures that made the ‘Windy City’ one of the country’s top tourist destinations.

See the world through George Hinds’ sketches in this one-of-a-kind autobiography! “Growing Up and Older” will be featured in the upcoming 2018 BookExpo New Title Showcase that will be held in Javits Center New York on the 30th of May 2018.

The author, George Hinds, will be attending this grandiose event and will be signing purchased copies of “Growing Up and Older.” Grab a copy today and relive the magnificent past through his timeless sketches.
Growing Up and Older
Written by: George Hinds
Published by: BookSurge Publishing
Published date: December 1, 2009
Paperback Price: $20.99
About the Author:
George Hinds was born in 1922 in Malone, New York. After serving in World War II, he returned home and took up architecture and planning at Yale University. He practiced in Colorado and New York and worked on the Planning Commission and redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia. He travelled to Sweden to work in the office of Scottish architect and planner Ralph Erskine; to Indonesia to teach planning and architecture; to India as advisor to the Indonesia delegation at a UNESCO conference; and to Japan to visit new housing development and collect technical literature. In the mid-1960s, he joined the faculty at the University of Illinois.

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