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Book Information: Bridge of San Luis Rey, the

Bridge of San Luis Rey, the (1927) [Novel]
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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.

Original title: The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Bridge of San Luis Rey, the

Bridge of San Luis Rey, the (1927)
Awards: Pultizer Prize: Novel (1928)
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Language: English

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