Ascension

Ascension

Large Print - 2004
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It is the summer of 1976 and Salvo Ursari, a man of retirement age, is walking on a taut wire strung between the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center. This riveting moment opens the story of Salvo Ursari, a Transylvanian boy who found his way to the competitive world of the American circus. Ascension combines heart-pounding descriptions of high-altitude acrobatics with mesmerizing detail of Romany and circus culture.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2004, c2003.
ISBN: 9780786262625
0786262621
Branch Call Number: GALLO
Characteristics: 429 p. ; 22 cm.

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WVMLStaffPicks Feb 01, 2015

B. C. author Steven Galloway tells the exciting story of a man who spends his life is walking the high wire. The story runs from prewar Hungary to the United States and life in the Fraser Valley. This is a great story of hope, disappointments and dreams in life.

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