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ISBN#9780761328681
BIB ID#850814
Call# 791.34 G

The man who walked between the towers

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Brookfield, Conn. : Roaring Brook Press, c2003. (J7NF-03/04)
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Description
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.

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Summary/Annotation ->  In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry of its own: lyrical words and lovely paintings that present the detail, daring, and&mdashin two dramatic foldout spreads&mdash the vertiginous drama of Petit's feat.

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