The Larkspur Book Club Pioneers discuss "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" by Thornton Wilder


The Larkspur Book Club Pioneers at Diesel A Bookstore in LarkspurThe Larkspur Book Club Pioneers meet to discuss The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder on Wednesday, April 26th at 6:30pm.

This event is free and all are welcome and encouraged to attend!

This edition of Thornton Wilder's classic novel features previously unpublished notes and other illuminating documentary material as well as an updated afterword by his nephew, Tappan Wilder, and a foreword by Russell Banks.
"On Friday noon, July the twentieth, 1714, the finest bridge in all Peru broke and precipitated five travelers into the gulf below." With this celebrated sentence, one of the towering achievements in American fiction, and a novel read throughout the world, begins.
By fate or chance, a monk has witnessed the collapse. Brother Juniper, moved by the tragedy, embarks on a quest to prove a higher order is at work in the deaths of those who perished. His search leads readers on a timeless investigation into the nature of love and the meaning of the human condition.

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
DIESEL, A Bookstore
2419 Larkspur Landing Circle
Larkspur, CA 94939
The Bridge of San Luis Rey Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060757502
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - September 2nd, 2014