LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN by Colum McCann (book trailer)

Author: Colum McCann
Book: Let the Great World Spin

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In the dawning light of a late-summer morning, the people of lower Manhattan stand hushed, staring up in disbelief at the Twin Towers. It is August 1974, and a mysterious tightrope walker is running, dancing, leaping between the towers, suspended a quarter mile above the ground. In the streets below, a slew of ordinary lives become extraordinary in bestselling novelist Colum McCanns stunningly intricate portrait of a city and its people.

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Allyson I loved this book and really enjoyed watching this short book trailer. It was interesting to hear his perspective, obviously very personal since he wrote it. It made me think about things I had not identified. Great to watch.


Rachel Longstaff I really enjoyed this online chat. It's helpful to hear a description of his work in the author's own voice.


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