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This novel follows the fortunes of a menagerie of new yorkers through a day in 1974, the day of philippe petit's deathdefying tightrope walk between the twin to. Interview conducted by bret anthony johnston bret anthony johnston: first, congratulations on let the great world spin being named a finalist for the national book award in fiction do you. James buchan looks on as 1970s new york is graced with an extraordinary high-wire act. Let the great world spin is the critically acclaimed author’s most ambitious novel yet: a dazzlingly rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery.
Set against philippe petit's world trade centre high-wire act, colum mccann's new novel is equally daring, says tim adams. There’s so much passion and humor and pure lifeforce on every page of let the great world spin that you’ll find yourself giddy, dizzy. A man's unlikely balancing act lends momentary grace to the chaos of a fragmenting city.
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