Books: 4 | Review: 0 | Avg rating: 3.92
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Colum McCann

3.88 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by Colum McCann
TransAtlantic (2013)
language
English
3.83 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was there were points where the descriptions went on too long. Personally, I find it tedious when a description of just about anything goes on for longer than a couple of paragraphs. THAT said, I loved this book. It took awhile to get into...
Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War (2013)
language
English
4.02 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Fire and Forget is an important contribution to our growing body of Iraq/Afghanistan vet-lit. I am so struck by the disconnect between the dark and painful personal consequences of these wars for the warriors who actually fought them and the arrogant pomposity of the men whose l...
Let the Great World Spin (2009)
language
English
3.91 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: McCann's form and style is truly innovative, but he takes it upon himself to absolutely bury it underneath supposedly astounding but entirely one-dimensional characters, situations that take far too long to come together, and the allure of a famous event that only gets mentioned ...
Questo bacio vada al mondo intero (2010)
language
English
3.91 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Let the Great World Spin, by New York Times Bestselling author, Colum McCann, is a novel that follows the lives of several different characters who all either witnessed or heard about one event - a tightrope walker walking between the World Trade Center buildings in August 1974 -...
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