If you've ever experienced the one true love of your life, a love that for some reason could never be, you will understand why readers all over the world were so moved by this small, unkwn first vel that they made it a publishing phemen and #1 bestseller. 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.
Robert James Waller lives on a remote ranch in the high-desert mountains of Texas and pursues his interests in writing, photography, music, economics, and mathematics. In his earlier days, he was a university professor. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller A Thousand Country Roads, the epilogue to The Bridges of Madison County.