Ascension (Paperback)
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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 01/02/2010
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From the beloved, award-winning, bestselling author of The Cellist of Sarajevo, a beautiful, suspense-filled novel

As a young Romany boy in Transylvania in the early years of the twentieth century, Salvo Usari's mother and father are killed in a tragic fire. Forced to flee his village, leaving his brother and sister behind him, Salvo embarks on a lifetime's odyssey that takes him through the dark forests of his homeland, to the bustling streets of Budapest - where he learns the skills of a wire-walker - and eventually to the United States. There he is reunited with his family, finds fame, and eventually risks everything to perform one final - death-defying - high wire act, as he walks between the twin towers of the World Trade Center...

Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781843547525
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
Edition: Main

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“fascinating read”

This a beutifully written journey through the psyche of a man who spends his life and ultimately his death walking the high wire. The characters are wonderfully enriched by the writing style of this author and the... More

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