Transatlantic [electronic resource] : A Novel. Colum McCann.
- ISBN: 9780679604594 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Random House, 2013.
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|Summary, etc.:|| NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERLONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZENAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWSIn the National Book Award--winning Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann thrilled readers with a marvelous high-wire act of fiction that The New York Times Book Review called "an emotional tour de force." Now McCann demonstrates once again why he is one of the most acclaimed and essential authors of his generation with a soaring novel that spans continents, leaps centuries, and unites a cast of deftly rendered characters, both real and imagined. Newfoundland, 1919. Two aviators--Jack Alcock and Arthur Brown--set course for Ireland as they attempt the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean, placing their trust in a modified bomber to heal the wounds of the Great War. Dublin, 1845 and '46. On an international lecture tour in support of his subversive autobiography,...
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