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Why knot? : how to tie more than sixty ingenious, useful, beautiful, lifesaving, and secure knots!

Author: Philippe Petit
Publisher: New York : Abrams Image, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The man who became famous for walking a tightrope between the Twin Towers presents the sixty most effective knots that have helped him during his death-defying career, and includes special knots used for high-wire walks, quirky knot trivia, and special tying challenges.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Petit
ISBN: 9781419706769 1419706764
OCLC Number: 837912938
Description: 255 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm + 1 rope
Contents: Openings --
Termination knots --
Binding knots --
Virtuosity! --
Bends --
Extraordinary! --
Hitches --
Ornamental! --
Securing and freeing --
Loops --
Magic! --
Seizing and lashing --
Challenge! --
Running knots --
Lifesavers --
Magic! --
Twines, threads, fishing lines --
Simplicity and elegance --
Challenge! --
Splices --
Closings.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Philippe Petit.

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The universal poet laureate of the high wire, Philippe Petit reveals his favourite knots and personal methods of tying more than 60 essential knots in this fun and beautifully illustrated guide.  Read more...

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