Heaven's My Destination by Thornton Wilder Paperback Book


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Author: Thornton Wilder

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Harpercollins

Published: Sep 2003

Genre: Fiction - Classics

Retail Price: $14.99

Pages: 240


Drawing on such unique sources as the author's unpublished letters,business records, and obscure family recollections, Tappan Wilder'sAfterword adds a special dimension to the reissue of this hilarious tale about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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BookLender review by Myrna on 2010-08-31 08:53:10

I found myself in every aspect of George Brush. It is magical that way.