The Bridge of San Luis Rey

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Downloadable Audiobook - 2002
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The bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder's second novel, won him the first of his three Pulitzer Prizes. The novel opens in the aftermath of an inexplicable tragedy--a tiny footbridge in Peru breaks, and five travelers hurtle to their deaths. Most townspeople think to themselves with secret joy, "Within 10 minutes myself ..." But for Brother Juniper, a humble Franciscan friar who witnesses the catastrophe, the question is inescapable: Why those five? Suddenly, Brother Juniper is committed to discover what manner of lives these five disparate people led--and whether it was divine intervention that took their lives, or a capricious fate.
Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge Co., 2002
ISBN: 9781598873009
1598873008
Call Number: EAUDIOBOOK OVERDRIVE
Additional Contributors: Waterston, Sam

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