The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

By Mordicai Gerstein

This true story recounts the daring feat of a spirited young Frenchman who walked a tightrope between the World Trade Center twin towers in 1974. His joy in dancing on a thin wire high above Manhattan and the awe of the spectators in the streets far below are captured in exquisite ink and oil paintings that perfectly complement the spare, lyrical text.

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