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Heaven's My Destination (Novel - Thornton Wilder)

Heaven's My Destination (Novel - Thornton Wilder)

Thornton Wilder

ISBN: 9780060088897

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Drawing on such unique sources as the author's unpublished letters,business records, and obscure family recollections, Tappan Wilder's Afterword adds a special dimension to the reissue of this hilarious tale about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.

Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), born in Madison, Wisconsin, and educated at Yale and Princeton, was an accomplished novelist and playwright whose works explore the connection between the commonplace and the cosmic dimensions of human experience. The Bridge of San Luis Rey, one of his seven novels, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928, and his next-to-last novel, The Eighth Day received the National Book ... view full profile

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