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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

By Mordicai Gerstein

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--in two dramatic foldout spreads-- the vertiginous drama of Petit's feat.

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14 available at Main (Downtown)
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3 available at Cooper (Forest Acres)
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1 available at Eastover
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7 available at Southeast
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7 available at St. Andrews (Broad River)
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2 available at Wheatley (Shandon)
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1 available at EdVenture
  • C OUR WORLD History Ger, Children's NonFiction

ISBN

0761328688


Format: Book
Author: Gerstein, Mordicai
Summary: A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.
Title: The man who walked between the towers / Mordicai Gerstein.
Publisher Date: Brookfield, Conn. : Roaring Brook Press, c2003.
Subject: Petit, Philippe, 1949- -- Juvenile literature. World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature. Tightrope walking -- Juvenile literature. Aerialists -- France -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0761328688 (lib. bdg.) 0761317910 (trade ed.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 43
System Items Total: 46
Call Number: 791.34 Ger
Oclc: 52215062
Upc:
Bib Id: 203518

Format: Book
Author: Gerstein, Mordicai
Summary: A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.
Title: The man who walked between the towers / Mordicai Gerstein.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: Brookfield, Conn. : Roaring Brook Press, c2003.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Subjects: Petit, Philippe, 1949- -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Tightrope walking -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Aerialists -- France -- Juvenile literature.
LCCN: 2003009040
ISBN: 0761328688 (lib. bdg.)
ISBN: 0761317910 (trade ed.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 43
Total Copies: 46
Call Number: 791.34 Ger