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Thornton wilder's pulitzer prize-winning novel the bridge of san luis rey recounts the story of one religious man's quest to determine why god allows disasters. The pulitzer-winning the bridge of san luis rey opens in previews april 21. The bridge of san luis rey audio guide features russell banks, maureen fiedler, q'orianka kilcher, j d mcclatchy, penelope niven,. Thornton wilder won three pulitzer prizes: two for the classic american plays our town and the skin of our teeth, and one for his novel, the bridge of san luis.
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