Bridge of San Luis Rey

Bridge of San Luis Rey

rope bridge in Andes which breaks, killing five people. [Am. Lit.: Bridge of San Luis Rey]
See: Bridge

Bridge of San Luis Rey

primitive bridge in Peru breaks, hurling five people to their deaths. [Am. Lit.: Bridge of San Luis Rey]
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He maintained friendships and correspondences with his generation's iconic writers and intellectuals, Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein among them, becoming one of the greatest American playwrights of his time and a Pulitzer Prize winner in both drama--Our Town (1938) and The Skin of Our Teeth (1942)--and fiction--The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927), the first writer to win the award in two genres.
I first saw a film replica of the Apurimac bridge in a 1929 movie starring Ramon Navarro and Lily Damita: The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
Brendan is in Madrid working on The Bridge Of San Luis Rey with an all-star cast.
Recommends: The Bridge of San Luis Rey By Thornton Wilder New York: Albert & Charles Boni--1927
But the story was largely forgotten until Mr Blair used it in his speech at the New York memorial for British victims of the September 11 terrorist attacksThe emotional address left many of the mourners at New York's St Thomas's Church in tears - and sparked a boom in sales of Wilder's book, The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
The PM chose to read the final passage of Thornton Wilder's 1927 classic The Bridge of San Luis Rey - a story of five deaths in a bridge collapse in Peru.
Inside the Prime Minister opted not for a biblical reading but instead chose the final words from the Bridge of San Luis Rey, written by Thornton Wilder in 1927 about a tragedy in Peru.
Mr Blair read a piece from The Bridge of San Luis Rey, written by Thornton Wilder in 1927, which said: 'Even memory is not necessary for love.
Mr Blair then delivered a reading from Thornton Wilder's The Bridge of San Luis Rey which said: "Even memory is not necessary for love.
THE short novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey was published in 1927 and won author Thornton Wilder the 1928 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
While Stein was relatively unknown to the general public in 1927, Wilder had already achieved celebrity, having won that year's Pulitzer Prize for his novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
We have The Bridge of San Luis Rey meets The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.