The story of robert kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of madison county, and francesca johnson, the farm wife waiting for the fulfillment of a girlhood dream, the bridges of madison county gives voice to the longings of men and women everywhere-and shows us what it is to love and be loved so intensely that life is never the same again.
The bridges of madison county (1995) plot showing all 2 items jump to: summaries (2) summaries the path of francesca johnson's future seems destined when an unexpected fork in the road causes her to question everything she had come to expect from life while her husband and children are away at the illinois state fair in the summer of 1965.
Several of his books have been on the new york times bestseller list including 1992's the bridges of madison county, which was the top best-seller in 1993 both that novel and his 1995 novel, puerto vallarta squeeze , have been made into motion pictures.
Back in the summer of 1965, nearly 25 years earlier, robert kinkaid gets an assignment from national geographic to photograph seven covered bridges in madison county although madison county is far away from bellingham, washington, the photographer decides to drive his truck, harry. Visit life in movies for original analysis of human nature and the character of life in other movies wikipedia provides the plot summary, background, publication history and extensive links to sites on the movie, the cast and producers the internet movie database, imdb has information related to the movie and its actors. In august 1965, 52-year-old divorce robert kincaid packs his pickup truck and travels to iowa's madison county, the location of seven covered bridges he is to photograph for national geographic. A haunting, lyrically written novel that became one of the most read and reread books in the 1990s the review of this book prepared by deanna chapter analysis of the bridges of madison county.
Orlando sentinel publisher's weekly found the bridges of madison county quietly powerful and thoroughly credible ls klepp of entertainment weekly called bridges a short, poignant story, moving precisely because it has the ragged edges of reality. Preparing and writing this book has altered my world view, transformed the way i think, and, most of all, reduced my level of cynicism about what is possible in the arena of human relationships coming to know francesca the bridges of madison county robert kincaid on the morning of august 8, 1965.