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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Thornton Wilder

A tragic accident on the finest bridge in Peru leads to the deaths of five travelers, triggering a monk's quest to prove that the tragedy was divinely orchestrated. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder delves into the nature of love and the human condition, with a belief in the miracles of love at its core. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this novel is a must-read for lovers of American fiction. The edition also includes a foreword by author Russell Banks and previously unpublished notes about the novel and author.
Publish Date
first published in 1927
Goodreads Rating
I was obsessed w this book as a child. Thought of it on 9/11. Thinking of it again now. Which women & girls were able to have abortions moments before clinics shut down vs. women & girls whose lives were irrevocably altered the day after #SCOTUS decision.      source