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Let the great world spin : a novel

作者: Colum McCann
出版商: New York : Random House, ©2009.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 小說 : 英語 : 1st ed所有版本和格式的總覽
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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  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: Psychological fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
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資料類型: 小說
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Colum McCann
ISBN: 9781400063734 1400063736
OCLC系統控制編碼: 268957352
獎賞: National Book Award, Fiction, 2009
描述: 349 pages ; 25 cm
責任: 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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