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

Author: Philippe Petit
Publisher: London : Faber, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One night in 1974, a young Frenchman secretly - and illegally - rigged a tightrope between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. At daybreak, he made eight crossings over the course of an hour,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Philippe Petit; Philippe Petit
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Petit
ISBN: 9780571245857 0571245854
OCLC Number: 261966021
Notes: Originally published: New York: North Point, 2002; London: Faber, 2003.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Philippe Petit.

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" While Petit only briefly addresses September 11, his book is ultimately a quiet tribute to the buildings." -- "The New York Times"" Remarkably, the book is as astonishing as the act itself." -- Read more...

 
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