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The Bridge of San Luis Rey opens in the aftermath of an inexplicable tragedy--a tiny foot-bridge in Peru breaks, and five people hurtle to their deaths. For Brother Juniper, a humble monk who witnesses the catastrophe, the question in inescapable. Why those five? Suddenly, Brother Juniper is committed to discover what manner of lives they led--and whether it was divine intervention or a capricious fate that took their lives.

About the Author

Thornton Wilder was born in 1897.His plays include Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Matchmaker, and his novels include The Eighth Day and Theophilus North. He was awarded the first of three Pulitzer Prizes for The Bridges of San Luis Rey. He died in 1975.

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ISBN:
9780060929862
Author:
Wilder, Thornton
Publisher:
Perennial
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
War
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Bridges
Subject:
Bridges -- Accidents -- Peru -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction.
Edition Description:
1st Perennial Classics ed.
Series:
Perennial Classics
Publication Date:
19980909
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.96x5.26x.40 in. .35 lbs.

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