Автор: McCann Colum Название: TransAtlantic ISBN: 1408841266 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781408841266 Издательство: Bloomsbury Цена: 1350 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 1919. Emily Ehrlich watches as two young airmen, Alcock and Brown, emerge from the carnage of the First World War to pilot the very first non-stop transatlantic flight from Newfoundland to the west of Ireland. Among the letters being carried on the aircraft is one which will not be opened for almost a hundred years.
1998. Senator George Mitchell criss-crosses the ocean in search of an elusive Irish peace. How many more bereaved mothers and grandmothers must he meet before an agreement can be reached? 1845.
Frederick Douglass, a black American slave, lands in Ireland to champion ideas of democracy and freedom, only to find a famine unfurling at his feet. On his travels he inspires a young maid to go to New York to embrace a free world, but the land does not always fulfill its promises for her. From the violent battlefields of the Civil War to the ice lakes of northern Missouri, it is her youngest daughter Emily who eventually finds her way back to Ireland.
Can we pass from the new world to the old? How does the past shape the future? In TransAtlantic, National Book Award-winning Colum McCann has achieved an outstanding act of literary bravura. Intricately crafted, poetic and deeply affecting it weaves together personal stories to explore the fine line between what is real and what is imagined, and the tangled skein of connections that make up our lives.
Автор: Colum McCann Название: Let The Great World Spin ISBN: 1408801183 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781408801185 Издательство: Bloomsbury Рейтинг: Цена: 1000 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Winner of the National Book Award and a New York Times bestseller
Автор: Colum McCann Название: Let The Great World Spin ISBN: 1408808684 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781408808689 Издательство: Bloomsbury Рейтинг: Цена: 623 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: New York, August 1974: a man is walking in the sky. Between the newly built Twin Towers, the man twirls through the air. Far below, the lives of complete strangers spin towards each other: Corrigan, a radical Irish monk working in the Bronx; Claire, a delicate Upper East Side housewife reeling from the death of her son; Lara, a drug-addled young artist; Gloria, solid and proud despite decades of hardship; Tillie, a hooker who used to dream of a better life; and, Jazzlyn, her beautiful daughter raised on promises that reach beyond the skyline of New York. In the shadow of one reckless and beautiful act, these disparate lives will collide, and be transformed for ever.
Автор: Mccann, Colum Название: Zoli ISBN: 1400063728 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781400063727 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1706 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Mccann, Colum Название: Zoli ISBN: 075382163X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780753821633 Издательство: Orion Publishers Рейтинг: Цена: 923 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A major new novel about a gypsy woman exiled for betraying her people, from the prize-winning author of DANCER
Автор: Colum McCann Название: This Side of Brightness ISBN: 140880591X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781408805916 Издательство: Bloomsbury Рейтинг: Цена: 1038 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: At the turn of the twentieth century, Nathan Walker comes to New York City to take the most dangerous job in the country: digging the tunnel far beneath the Hudson that will carry trains from Brooklyn to Manhattan. In the bowels of the riverbed, the workers - black, white, Irish and Italian - dig together, the darkness erasing all differences.
Автор: McCann Colum Название: Thirteen Ways of Looking ISBN: 1408869837 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781408869833 Издательство: Неизвестно Цена: 2296 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: McCann Colum Название: Thirteen Ways of Looking: Fiction ISBN: 0812996720 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812996722 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1778 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY" CHICAGO TRIBUNE "AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "The New York Times Book Review "NPR "Los Angeles Times The Boston Globe The Seattle Times The Independent" In such acclaimed novels as "Let the Great World Spin" and "TransAtlantic, "National Book Award winning author Colum McCann has transfixed readers with his precision, tenderness, and authority. Now, in his first collection of short fiction in more than a decade, McCann charts the territory of chance, and the profound and intimate consequences of even our smallest moments. " As it was, it was like being set down in the best of poems, carried into a cold landscape, blindfolded, turned around, unblindfolded, forced, then, to invent new ways of seeing. " In the exuberant title novella, a retired judge reflects on his life s work, unaware as he goes about his daily routines that this particular morning will be his last. In Sh khol, a mother spending Christmas alone with her son confronts the unthinkable when he disappears while swimming off the coast near their home in Ireland. In Treaty, an elderly nun catches a snippet of a news report in which it is revealed that the man who once kidnapped and brutalized her is alive, masquerading as an agent of peace. And in What Time Is It Now, Where You Are? a writer constructs a story about a Marine in Afghanistan calling home on New Year s Eve. Deeply personal, subtly subversive, at times harrowing, and indeed funny, yet also full of comfort, "Thirteen Ways of Looking" is a striking achievement. With unsurpassed empathy for his characters and their inner lives, Colum McCann forges from their stories a profound tribute to our search for meaning and grace. The collection is a rumination on the power of storytelling in a world where language and memory can sometimes falter, but in the end do not fail us, and a contemplation of the healing power of literature. Praise for "Thirteen Ways of Looking" The irreducible mystery of human experience ties this small collection together, and in each of these stories McCann explores that theme in some strikingly effective ways. . . . The first story] is as fascinating as it is poignant. . . . The second] captures the mundane and mysterious aspects of shaping characters from the gray clay of words, placing them in realistic settings and breathing life into their lungs. . . . That he makes the story so emotionally compelling is a sign of his genius. . . . The most remarkable piece] is "Sh khol." . . . Caught in the rushing currents of this drama, you know you re reading a little masterpiece. "The Washington Post" McCann is a writer of power and subtlety and beauty. . . . The powerful title story loiters in the mind long after you ve read it. Sarah Lyall, "The New York Times" McCann] unspools complex and unforgettable stories in this, his first collection in more than a decade. "The Boston Globe" McCann is a passionate writer whose impulse is always toward a generous understanding of his diverse characters. "The Wall Street Journal" Powerful, profound, and deeply empathetic, McCann s beautifully wrought writing in "Thirteen Ways of Looking" glides off the page. "BuzzFeed" McCann weaves the magic that made "Let the Great World Spin" so acclaimed. "The Huffington Post""
Автор: McCann Colum Название: Let the Great World Spin ISBN: 1400063736 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781400063734 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1709 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER - Colum McCann's beloved novel inspired by Philippe Petit's daring high-wire stunt, which is also depicted in the film The Walk starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt
In the dawning light of a late-summer morning, the people of lower Manhattan stand hushed, staring up in disbelief at the Twin Towers. It is August 1974, and a mysterious tightrope walker is running, dancing, leaping between the towers, suspended a quarter mile above the ground. In the streets below, a slew of ordinary lives become extraordinary in bestselling novelist Colum McCann's stunningly intricate portrait of a city and its people. Let the Great World Spin is the critically acclaimed author's most ambitious novel yet: a dazzlingly rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. Corrigan, 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. Tillie, a thirty-eight-year-old grandmother, turns tricks alongside her teenage daughter, determined not only to take care of her family but to prove her own worth. Elegantly weaving together these and other seemingly disparate lives, McCann's powerful allegory comes alive in the unforgettable voices of the city's people, unexpectedly drawn together by hope, beauty, and the "artistic crime of the century." A sweeping and radical social novel, Let the Great World Spincaptures the spirit of America in a time of transition, extraordinary promise, and, in hindsight, heartbreaking innocence. Hailed as a "fiercely original talent" (San Francisco Chronicle), award-winning novelist McCann has delivered a triumphantly American masterpiece that awakens in us a sense of what the novel can achieve, confront, and even heal. Praise for Let the Great World Spin
"This is a gorgeous book, multilayered and deeply felt, and it's a damned lot of fun to read, too. Leave it to an Irishman to write one of the greatest-ever novels about New York. There's so much passion and humor and pure lifeforce on every page of Let the Great World Spin that you'll find yourself giddy, dizzy, overwhelmed."--Dave Eggers
"Stunning . . . an] elegiac glimpse of hope . . . It's a novel rooted firmly in time and place. It vividly captures New York at its worst and best. But it transcends all that. In the end, it's a novel about families--the ones we're born into and the ones we make for ourselves."--USA Today "The first great 9/11 novel . . . We are all dancing on the wire of history, and even on solid ground we breathe the thinnest of air."--Esquire "Mesmerizing . . . a Joycean look at the lives of New Yorkers changed by a single act on a single day . . . Colum McCann's marvelously rich novel . . . weaves a portrait of a city and a moment, dizzyingly satisfying to read and difficult to put down."--The Seattle Times "Vibrantly whole . . . With a series of spare, gorgeously wrought vignettes, Colum McCann brings 1970s New York to life. . . . And as always, McCann's heart-stoppingly simple descriptions wow."--Entertainment Weekly "An act of pure bravado, dizzying proof that to keep your balance you need to know how to fall."--O: The Oprah Magazine
Автор: McCann Colum Название: Let the great world spin ISBN: 0812973992 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812973990 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1231 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
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