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Robert James Waller (born August 1, 1939 in Rockford, Iowa) is an American author also known for his work as a photographer and musician. Several of his books have been on the New York Times bestseller list including 1992's "The Bridges of Madison County" which is the largest selling novel in history. It and his 1995 novel, "Puerto Vallarta Squeeze," have both been made into motion pictures. August 1st is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Rockford is a city located in Floyd County, Iowa. ... The word author has several meanings: The author of a book, story, article or the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it). ... This is a list of notable photographers in the art, documentary and fashion traditions. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... The New York Times bestseller list is a weekly chart in The New York Times newspaper that keeps track of the best-selling books of the week. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of...

Prior to writing Bridges, Waller was a professor of business at the University of Northern Iowa. He currently resides in Texas. The University of Northern Iowa, in Cedar Falls, Iowa, was founded in 1876, as the Iowa State Normal School. ... State nickname: Lone Star State Other U.S. States Capital Austin Largest city Houston Governor Rick Perry (R) Official languages None. ...


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Robert James Waller - The Bridges of Madison County
Offender: Before entering a career as a writer based on the success of Bridges, Robert James Waller was a professor of management at the University of Northern Iowa.
She was half right: Waller didn't make up the story, he just changed the details in a story old as time (how old is time, anyway?), like changing the colors in a paint by number.
boekverslag The bridges of Madison county door Robert James Waller | scholieren.com (822 words)
The author of The Bridges of Madison County is Robert James Waller.
Robert was searching for Roseman Bridge, but he could not find it and he came in the little village Winterset, where he asked Francesca the way to the bridge.
Robert lives in his own world when he is alone in his truck on the road.
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