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Let the great world spin [electronic resource] / Colum McCann.

McCann, Colum. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781554689231 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1554689236 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [s.l.] : HarperCollins Canada, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: One August morning in 1974, a tightrope walker makes his way, through the dawn light, between the World Trade Center towers. In the streets below, a slew of ordinary lives become extraordinary in this stunningly intricate portrait of a city and its people. Corrigan, a radical, young Irish monk, struggles with his demons in the burning Bronx. A group of mothers gathers in a Park Avenue apartment to mourn their sons who have died in Vietnam. Farther uptown, Tillie, a thirty-eight-year-old grandmother, turns tricks alongside her teenaged daughter, determined to take care of her babies and to prove her own worth.
Source of Description Note: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 14, 2014).
Subject: FICTION / Literary.
Fiction.
Petit, Philippe, 1949- > Fiction.
Immigrants > Fiction.
Irish fiction > New York (State) > New York.
Judges' spouses > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Teenage mothers > Fiction.
Tightrope walking > Fiction.
Nineteen seventies > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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