Individual Author Record
Name: Thorton WilderPen Name: None Genre: Audience: Adult; Born: April 17, 1897 in Madison, Wisconsin Died: December 7, 1975, at his home in Hamden, Connecticut
-- The Thornton Wilder Society -- http://www.tcnj.edu/~wilder/biography/frame.html
-- Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thornton_Wilder
-- Thorton Wilder on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=thorton+wilder
Illinois ConnectionThornton lived in Chicago from 1930 - 1936 while he lectured on literature for the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationThornton Wilder is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and novelist. His plays are performed all over the United States. His best known work is his play ''Our Town''.
- The Cabala, Boni, 1926
- The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Boni, 1927
- The Woman of Andros, Boni, 1930
- Heaven`s My Destination, Longmans, Green, 1934
- Ides of March, Harper, 1948
- The Eighth Day, Harper, 1967
- Theophilus North, Harper, 1973
Selected Titles At Your Library
Heaven's my destination /
ISBN: 0380003317. OCLC Number: Bard Books :. New York :. 1975.
Our town :
ISBN: 0573613494. OCLC Number: . . A play about the residents of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, during the early years of the twentieth century, performed by actors working without props on a virtually empty stage.