An acclaimed novelist and playwright, Thornton Wilder (1897–1975) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1928), Our Town (1938), and The Skin of Our Teeth (1942). Wilder's other honors include the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the National Book Committee's Medal for Literature.
It was great to have the script and the extra material all in one book. Helped with staging the play.Published 3 days ago by Maryann Miller
Very easy read. Could relate with the characters. A classic. Should be a must read.Published 1 month ago by Elizabeth Hickey
More moving and meaningful than when I read it the first time over 50 years ago. I highly recommend it.Published 2 months ago by Earl F. Skelton
Excellent portrayal of what life was like in the early 1900s. My favorite play of all times Excellent cast. Newman was great.Published 2 months ago by Elvin Bombardier
"Our Town" is a story for all time! Thornton Wilder captures the eternal themes of love, family, and small town life in this classic play. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ruth guerette
In high school I had one word for this: boring. As an adult I see how its deliberate simplicity transcends the story to apply to anyone anywhere. Read morePublished 3 months ago by May11