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Transatlantic

Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships

by Stephen Fox

  • 254 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7275899M
ISBN 100060195959
ISBN 109780060195953

In Transatlantic Aliens, Will Norman reorients our understanding of midcentury American culture by thinking dialectically about the interfusion of aesthetic and intellectual practices across both the cultural hierarchy and the Atlantic. The transatlantic exchanges of midcentury emerge in the book as a crisis point for modernism at which claims. Buy a cheap copy of TransAtlantic book by Colum McCann. An Amazon Best Book of the Month, June McCann’s stunning sixth novel is a brilliant tribute to his loamy, lyrical and complicated Irish homeland, and an ode Free shipping over $

  • Colum McCann's novel TransAtlantic weaves together disparate historical figures and times. Reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says that while some sections are uneven, the book rolls over. TransAtlantic (Random House) reads as a series of interconnected novellas, shifting between decades, among an unlikely cast of richly drawn characters, initially foregrounding the men: aviators Brown and Alcock; Frederick Douglass, seeking support from Irish abolitionists on the eve of the potato famine; Senator George Mitchell, brokering a.

For all that vast movement, “TransAtlantic” remains largely an interior novel, a series of intensely personal moments in the lives of people celebrated, forgotten or unknown. Fiction and. Book Details. Pages; Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS, Febru Paperback ISBN: Ebook ISBN: About the Editors.


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“A dazzlingly talented author’s latest high-wire act Reminiscent of the finest work of Michael Ondaatje and Michael Cunningham, TransAtlantic is Colum McCann’s most penetrating novel yet.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “What distinguishes TransAtlantic from [Colum] McCann’s earlier work isn’t the stunning language or the psychological acuity or the humor and imagination on /5().

***UPDATE 7/23/*** TransAtlantic on the Long List for the MAN Booker Prize. Rating: * of five The Book Description: National Book Award-winning novelist Colum McCann delivers his most ambitious and beautiful novel yet, tying together a series of narratives that span years and two continents in an outstanding act of literary bravura.

In a black American slave /5. Colum McCann’s new novel, “TransAtlantic,” lifts off with a roar. The year isjust after the end of the First World War: “It was that time of the century when the idea of a. His new novel, TransAtlantic, likewise dramatises Irish-American encounters, and once again features elements of nonfiction, and a gravity-defying Transatlantic book metaphor.

The story begins inwith Author: Theo Tait. TransAtlantic is a soaring novel that spans continents, leaps centuries, and somehow unites a cast of diverse yet realistically rendered characters, both real and imagined.

In TransAtlantic, McCann dramatizes three historical Irish-American encounters, featuring elements of nonfiction and a mind-blowing central metaphor. The novel begins in. An Amazon Best Book of the Month, June McCann’s stunning sixth novel is a brilliant tribute to his loamy, lyrical and complicated Irish homeland, and an ode to the ties that, across time and space, bind Ireland and book begins with three transatlantic crossings, each a novella within a novel: Frederick Douglas’s visit to Ireland; the flight of /5().

Book Summary. The most mature work yet from an incomparable storyteller, TransAtlantic is a profound meditation on identity and history in a wide world that grows somehow smaller and more wondrous with each passing year.

Reminiscent of the finest work of Michael Ondaatje and Michael Cunningham, TransAtlantic is Colum McCann’s most penetrating novel yet.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “One of the greatest pleasures of TransAtlantic is how provisional it makes history feel, how intimate, and intensely real Here is the uncanny thing McCann finds again and 4/4(63).

TransAtlantic Colum McCann, Random House pp. ISBN Summary In the National Book Award–winning Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann thrilled readers with a marvelous high-wire act of fiction that The New York Times Book Review called “an emotional tour de force.” Now McCann demonstrates once again why he is one of the most.

TransAtlantic is a novel by Irish author Colum McCann, and was published in McCann’s previous work, Let The Great World Spin, was given the National Book Award. TransAtlantic was a New York Times Bestseller; it was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and named one of the best books of by Kirkus Reviews.

In such acclaimed novels as Let the Great World Spin and TransAtlantic, National Book Award-winning author Colum McCann has transfixed listeners with his precision, tenderness, andin 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.

The Transatlantic Book Club by Felicity Hayes-McCoy is a truly uplifting tale of love, loss and family. Set in the imaginary town of Finfarren on the West Coast of Ireland, we're introduced to Pat and Cassie, a family from two sides of the Atlantic joined together after /5.

Why do you think McCann structures TransAtlantic in this way. What do the very male first half of the book and the very female second half tell us about men, women, and how we legislate history. Lily loses most of the men she loves—the father of her first son, Tad; her sons, Tad, Adam, and Benjamin; and her husband, Jon.

TransAtlantic opens in similarly McCannian fashion, with another airborne overture of grand historical significance. The recklessly affirmative act with which this book begins is the first nonstop.

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It might be tempting to interpret Colum McCann's brilliant novel, TransAtlantic, as a literary exercise in all, he presents us with a series of "dots" which slowly click into place and paint, when we take a step back, one.

TransAtlantic is a book to admire, but not to lose yourself in. It keeps demanding that you appreciate the panoramic view, the dazzle.

Buy TransAtlantic by McCann, Colum (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Transatlantic, the new novel from Colum McCann, makes leaps across decades, in between points of view and in and out of fact as it incorporates the real-life transatlantic voyages of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, pioneering aviators Jack Alcock and Teddy Brown, and peace negotiator Senator George Mitchell with those of four.

The Mid-Atlantic accent, or Transatlantic accent, is a cultivated accent of English blending together prestigious American and British English (Received Pronunciation) ways of d in the early 20th century mostly by American aristocrats and actors, it is not a native vernacular or regional American accent.

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