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Author Gandolfo, Enza, 1957- author

Title The bridge / Enza Gandolfo
Published Brunswick, Victoria : Scribe Publications, 2018
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Contents Intro; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; 1970; Prologue; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; 2009; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; Chapter 21; Chapter 22; Chapter 23; 2010; Chapter 24; Chapter 25; Chapter 26; Chapter 27; Chapter 28; Chapter 29; Chapter 30; Acknowledgements
Summary Did the dead exist? Were they watching? Were they ghosts? Not the kind he'd imagined as a child, draped with white sheets, with the ability to walk through walls, but the kind that lodged themselves in your heart, in your memories, the kind that came to you in dreams, that you could see when you closed your eyes and sometimes even when your eyes were opened.In 1970s Melbourne, 22-year-old Italian migrant Antonello is newly married and working as a rigger on the West Gate Bridge, a gleaming monument to a modern city. When the bridge collapses one October morning, killing 35 of his workmates, his world crashes down on him.In 2009, Jo and her best friend, Ashleigh, are on the verge of finishing high school and flush with the possibilities for their future. But one terrible mistake sets Jo's life on a radically different course.Drawing on true events of Australia's worst industrial accident--a tragedy that still scars the city--The Bridge is a profoundly moving novel that examines class, guilt, and moral culpability. Yet it shows that even the most harrowing of situations can give way to forgiveness and redemption. Ultimately, it is a testament to survival and the resilience of the human spirit
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 11, 2018)
Subject Immigrants -- Australia -- Fiction.
Industrial accidents -- Australia -- Melbourne -- Fiction
Genre/Form Novels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1925548937 (electronic bk.)
9781925548938 (electronic bk.)