Thornton Wilder





Thornton Wilder

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born
in Madison, Wisconsin, The United States
April 17, 1897

died
December 07, 1975

gender
male

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About this author

Thornton Niven Wilder was an American playwright and novelist. He received three Pulitzer Prizes, one for his novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey and two for his plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, and a National Book Award for his novel The Eighth Day.
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Average rating: 3.69 · 46,594 ratings · 2,220 reviews · 72 distinct works · Similar authors
Our Town
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 24,718 ratings — published 1938 — 44 editions
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The Bridge of San Luis Rey
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 15,469 ratings — published 1927 — 87 editions
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The Skin of Our Teeth
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 2,776 ratings — published 1942 — 10 editions
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Three Plays: Our Town/The S...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1,041 ratings — published 1954 — 21 editions
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The Eighth Day
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 614 ratings — published 1967 — 18 editions
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The Ides of March
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 550 ratings — published 1948 — 34 editions
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Theophilus North
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 442 ratings — published 1973 — 19 editions
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The Matchmaker
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 1954
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Heaven's My Destination
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 1935 — 9 editions
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2009
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More books by Thornton Wilder…
“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”
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“The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.”
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“The knowledge that she would never be loved in return acted upon her ideas as a tide acts upon cliffs.”
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