Let the great world spin : a novel
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New York : Random House, c2009.
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349 pages ; 25 cm.
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A rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. A radical young Irish monk struggles with his own demons as he lives among the prostitutes in the middle of the burning Bronx. A group of mothers gather in a Park Avenue apartment to mourn their sons who died in Vietnam, only to discover just how much divides them even in grief. A young artist finds herself at the scene of a hit-and-run that sends her own life careening sideways. A 38-year-old grandmother, turns tricks alongside her teenage daughter, determined not only to take care of her family but to prove her own worth. Weaving together these and other seemingly disparate lives, McCann's allegory comes alive in the voices of the city's people, unexpectedly drawn together by hope, beauty, and the "artistic crime of the century"--a mysterious tightrope walker dancing between the Twin Towers.--From publisher description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McCann, C. (2009). Let the great world spin: a novel . Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McCann, Colum, 1965-. 2009. Let the Great World Spin: A Novel. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McCann, Colum, 1965-. Let the Great World Spin: A Novel New York: Random House, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McCann, Colum. Let the Great World Spin: A Novel Random House, 2009.

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