Drawing on such unique sources as the author's unpublished letters,business records, and obscure family recollections, Tappan Wilder's Afterword adds a special dimension to the reissue of this hilarious tale about goodness in a fallen world.
Meet George Marvin Brush - Don Quixote come to Main Street in the Great Depression, and one of Thornton Wilder's most memorable characters. George Brush, a traveling textbook salesman, is a fervent religious convert who is determined to lead a good life. With sad and sometimes hilarious consequences, his travels take him through smoking cars, bawdy houses, banks, and campgrounds from Texas to Illinois -- and into the soul of America itself. Shipping note: This title will ship from an alternate warehouse and additional shipping and handling charges may apply. This title is available as a pre-pay item only and may not be returned or exchanged. Purchase Orders will not be accepted for this title.