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Books Like The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder | Suggesting Reading

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Though Wilder never won another Pulitzer Prize for his fiction, his other novels are considered just as powerful and moving as this one. In particular, readers who like The Bridge of San Luis Rey tend to find the same lingering tone and spiritual presence in The Eighth Day, about a coal miner in a southern Illinois town who, sentenced to death, escapes and hides out with a family. Published in 1967, it won the National Book Award for that year.

Like Wilder's novel, Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop, also published in 1927, is an historic story that deals with a cleric traveling in frontier territory, trying to reconcile faith and wonder. It tells the story of two French Catholic priests traveling among the Native Americans and Mexicans in the American Southwest in the 1850s.

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