The Bridges of Madison County is a best-selling romance novella by American writer The novel is one of the bestselling books of the 20th century, with 60 million copies sold worldwide. It has also been adapted into a feature film in. The Bridges of Madison County book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and . The Bridges of Madison County [Robert James Waller] on *FREE* Browse our editors' picks for the best books of the month in fiction, nonfiction.

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The Bridges Of Madison County [Robert James Waller] on *FREE* Browse our editors' picks for the best books of the month in fiction, nonfiction. The Bridges of Madison County. Robert James Waller, Author, Waller, Author Warner Books Inc $30 (p) ISBN BOOK REVIEW / Cowbore of yesteryear: 'The Bridges of Madison County' - Robert James Waller: Mandarin, pounds two million copies, and it caused readers to flock to the Iowan covered bridges to which it alludes.

Many critics found the characters unconvincing, the sentiments sappy and the writing overripe.

Millions of readers, however, found Mr. Robert James Waller Jr. His father was a chicken-and-egg wholesaler and a local magistrate.

His mother, the former Ruth Welch, was a homemaker. He won a basketball scholarship to the University of Iowa but transferred in his freshman year to Iowa State Teachers College renamed the State College of Iowa in While an undergraduate, he married Georgia Wiedemeier, whom he had met at a dance in Iowa City.

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The marriage ended in divorce. In addition to his daughter, he is survived by his wife, Linda Bow, and a granddaughter. He was awarded a doctorate of business administration in finance in His thesis was on the American guitar industry. Publishers Weekly. Retrieved September 10, The Bridges of Madison County" June 12, Chicago Sun-Times.

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Pin 9. Obviously, Waller is pandering to the dowdy housewives among us who yearn to have a handsome, worldly man who sees us for the fascinating women we believe ourselves to be.

With tongs, dip each crumpled page into the parafin. For a photographer, this is an excellent way to discover treasures worth capturing with film. Francesca and Robert discover that they are kindred spirits, athirst for love, and a torrid affair commences. Other Editions