This first work of non-fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls is at once hilarious and heartbreaking: a son’s poignant tribute to his complicated mother and a brilliant evocation of mid-century America.
A funny, bittersweet novel about two weddings and a divorce, parents, family myth and memory
BRIDGE OF SIGHS is about innocence and cynicism, optimism and despair, mining the secrets of society and the human heart in a rich, dramatic and big-hearted story of families and growing up, and the secrets which define a community - rich, sinuous and surprising, with new and darker undercurrents.
'He is brilliant-one of the more beguiling chroniclers of his times' The Times
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this is a huge-hearted and wonderful novel by a master storyteller.
'Immensely readable and sympathetic' New York TimesAuthor of the Pulitzer Prize winning Empire Falls
The Pulitzer-prizewinning novelist's cautionary tale of failed fathers and the sons who idolise them.
'Funny and tender' Daily TelegraphAuthor of the Pulitzer Prize winning Empire Falls