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Ascension : a novel

Author: Steven Galloway
Publisher: Toronto : Vintage Canada, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is the summer of 1976, aerialist Salvo Ursari is 66 years old and has decided he can never retire. Already famous thanks to his days in an American circus, he has made a living in recent times performing solo walks of extraordinary difficulty. So he finds himself attempting to accomplish the most difficult feat of his career: to walk a wire strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center, 1350 feet from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Galloway
ISBN: 9780307375407 0307375404
OCLC Number: 780308030
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Steven Galloway.

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Is the summer of 1976, aerialist Salvo Ursari is 66 years old and has decided he can never retire. Already famous thanks to his days in an American circus, he has made a living in recent times performing solo walks of extraordinary difficulty. So he finds himself attempting to accomplish the most difficult feat of his career: to walk a wire strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center, 1350 feet from the ground.

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