Birth of a Bridge

Birth of a Bridge

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From one of the most exciting novelists writing in France today comes this literary saga of a dozen men and women – engineers, designers, machinery operators, cable riggers – all employees of the international consortium charged with building a bridge somewhere in a mythical and fantastic California.

Told on a sweeping scale reminiscent of classic American adventure films, this Médicis Prize–winning novel chronicles the lives of these workers, who represent a… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

There’s sorrow, for the way lives are uprooted and the land colonised, but there’s a tremendous, jubilant energy too, in a book that sings of global development in all its ugliness and glory.

Book Details  

Publisher: Talonbooks (September 22, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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