Bridge

Bridge

Book - 2014
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Set in modern-day San Francisco, this obsessive fiction probes the stormy life of Alice, a passionate and whip-smart young woman who works at a law firm. Alice faces despair and occasional rapture as she struggles with simultaneously real and hallucinated relationships, including a tumultuous romance with her co-worker David, and an escalating war with her supervisor Fran. In lyrical prose, Bridge exposes a raw, brilliant, and furious mind, as it treads the jagged terrain of mental illness, murder, and suicide--to be or not to be.
Publisher: Rochester, NY :, BOA Editions, Ltd.,, 2014.
Edition: First Edition.
ISBN: 9781938160486
1938160487
9781938160493
Branch Call Number: FIC THOM
Characteristics: 156 pages ; 21 cm.

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abcDena
Mar 26, 2017

The female protagonist is out of her mind, which makes this an intriguing "love" story. This is my first time reading anything by poet Robert Thomas, and the quality of his writing did not disappoint. It wasn't oblique in the way most people think poetry is -- in fact, the novella is very readable, and flows freely. But Thomas is an artist with words. Not a single syllable is wasted.

Please write more novels!

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kelliyfults
Jan 20, 2015

The most messed-up main character you'll ever encounter. She was a slow-moving train wreck... Mr. Thomas' writing is an original and utterly beautiful thing! The pace was perfect and the personal psychosis riveting-

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