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Let the great world spin : a novel

Autor: Colum McCann
Editorial: New York : Random House, ©2009.
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Ficción : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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A rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. A radical young Irish monk struggles with his own demons as he lives among the prostitutes in the middle of the burning Bronx. A group of mothers gather in a Park Avenue apartment to mourn their sons who died in Vietnam, only to discover just how much divides them even in grief. A young artist finds herself at the scene of a  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Belletristische Darstellung
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Persona designada: Philippe Petit; Philippe Petit; Philippe Petit; Philippe Petit, funambule)
Tipo de material: Ficción
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: Colum McCann
ISBN: 9781400063734 1400063736 9780812973990 0812973992
Número OCLC: 268957352
Premios: National Book Award, Fiction, 2009
Descripción: 349 pages ; 25 cm
Contenido: All respects to heaven, I like it here --
Miro, miro, on the wall --
A fear of love --
Tag --
Etherwest --
This is the house that horse built --
Part of the parts --
Centavos --
All hail and hallelujah --
Roaring seaward, and I go.
Responsabilidad: Colum McCann.

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A rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. A radical young Irish monk struggles with his own demons as he lives among the prostitutes in the middle of the burning Bronx. A group of mothers gather in a Park Avenue apartment to mourn their sons who died in Vietnam, only to discover just how much divides them even in grief. A young artist finds herself at the scene of a hit-and-run that sends her own life careening sideways. A 38-year-old grandmother, turns tricks alongside her teenage daughter, determined not only to take care of her family but to prove her own worth. Weaving together these and other seemingly disparate lives, McCann's allegory comes alive in the voices of the city's people, unexpectedly drawn together by hope, beauty, and the "artistic crime of the century"--A mysterious tightrope walker dancing between the Twin Towers.--From publisher description.

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