By Arthur Miller
Set at the gritty Brooklyn waterfront, A View from the Bridge follows the cataclysmic downfall of Eddie Carbone, who spends his days as a hardworking longshoreman and his nights at domestic along with his spouse, Beatrice, and niece, Catherine. however the regimen of his lifestyles is interrupted whilst Beatrice's cousins, unlawful immigrants from Italy, arrive in manhattan. As one in every of them embarks on a romance with Catherine, Eddie's envy and fable performs out with devastating effects.
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A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller