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To reach the clouds : my high wire walk between the Twin Towers

Author: Philippe Petit
Publisher: New York : North Point Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1974, 100,000 people on the ground watched 24-year-old high wire artist Petit make eight crossings between the World Trade Towers. In this visually and verbally stunning book, Petit tells for the first time the story of his walk, from conception and clandestine planning to the performance and its aftermath. 140 illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Philippe Petit; Philippe Petit
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Petit
ISBN: 0865476519 9780865476516
OCLC Number: 49351784
Description: xi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: My high wire walk between the Twin Towers
Responsibility: Philippe Petit.
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In 1974, 100,000 people on the ground watched 24-year-old high wire artist Petit make eight crossings between the World Trade Towers. In this visually and verbally stunning book, Petit tells for the first time the story of his walk, from conception and clandestine planning to the performance and its aftermath. 140 illustrations.

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