Let the Great World Spin

by

Colum McCann

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The Tightrope Walk

The image of the tightrope walker standing on the wire is indicative of the human ability to find beauty even in the most ordinary things, for the Twin Towers themselves are familiar, common structures. To…

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The Key Ring

The key ring that Jazzlyn drops during the police raid is an item that becomes rather charged with meaning as Let the Great World Spin progresses. It changes hands multiple times—from Jazzlyn’s to Corrigan’s…

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