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The Resource The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder

The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder

Label
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Title
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Statement of responsibility
Thornton Wilder
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in 18th century Lima, Peru, a rickety bridge which has spanned a deep gorge for ages suddenly breaks, and five people plunge to their deaths. A priest who is deeply affected by the catastrophe decides to make an investigative study of the lives of the victims to determine if he can find some clue to God's intention in casting five dis-associated mortals into eternity at precisely the same moment
Summary
When a rope bridge near Lima, Peru breaks in 1714, a Franciscan who witnesses the accident feels compelled to learn about the lives of the five people who were killed
Award
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1928.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3545.I345
LC item number
B7 1986
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
20913
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial Library ed.
Extent
148 p.
Isbn
9780060913410
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
85045925
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm13269815
  • (OCoLC)13269815
Label
The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder
Publication
Control code
20913
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial Library ed.
Extent
148 p.
Isbn
9780060913410
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
85045925
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm13269815
  • (OCoLC)13269815

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