Heaven's My Destination: A Novel

Heaven's My Destination: A Novel

Thornton Wilder

Language: English

Pages: 240

ISBN: 0060088893

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Drawing on such unique sources as the author's unpublished letters, business records, and obscure family recollections, Tappan Wilder's Afterword adds a special dimension to the reissue of this hilarious tale about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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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