Bridge of Sighs (Google eBook)
Louis Charles Lynch (also known as Lucy) is sixty years old and has lived in Thomaston, New York, his entire life. He and Sarah, his wife of forty years, are about to embark on a vacation to Italy. Lucy's oldest friend, once a rival for his wife's affection, leads a life in Venice far removed from Thomaston. Perhaps for this reason Lucy is writing the story of his town, his family, and his own life that makes up this rich and mesmerizing novel, interspersed with that of the native son who left so long ago and has never looked back.
Bridge of Sighs, from the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls, is a moving novel about small-town America that expands Russo's widely heralded achievement in ways both familiar and astonishing.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Bridge of SighsUser Review - Ruth Charchian - Goodreads
I haven't read "Empire Falls" yet. Perhaps that's why I loved "Bridge of Sighs." I hadn't been introduced yet to Russo's philosophic writing style. Russo could have written a boring, lazy, tedious ... Read full review
Review: Bridge of SighsUser Review - Phrynne - Goodreads
My first book by this author and although it was okay I will not be rushing out just yet to try another one. On the plus side I enjoyed his writing style and his descriptions of life in a small ... Read full review