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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

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4 out of 5
Based on 3,113 Ratings and 502 Reviews

Book Description
1928. Wilder's second novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey won the 1928 Pulitzer Prize. The book begins with the collapse of the finest bridge in all Peru and the deaths of five people. Brother Juniper, a Franciscan missionary, who witnesses the tragedy, asks Why did these five die? To explain Divine Providence, he sets out to interpret the lives of the five victims and to understand why they died. A... More
Book Information
PublisherKessinger Publishing Company
BindingPaperback (54 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages236
Publication Date04/2005
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About Thornton Wilder (Author) : Thornton Wilder is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Thornton Wilder include The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Unabridged), Our Town.
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About Amy Drevenstedt (Illustrator) : Amy Drevenstedt is a published illustrator. Published credits of Amy Drevenstedt include The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
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