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TRANSATLANTIC BA0823

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TransAtlantic is the incredible novel from Colum McCann which explores the line between what is real and what is imagined!

Written by Colum McCann. Paperback. 320 pages.

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TransAtlantic is the incredible novel from Colum McCann which explores the line between what is real and what is imagined!

In 1919 Emily Ehrlich watches as two young airmen, Alcock and Brown, emerge from the carnage of World War One. They are about to pilot the very first non-stop transatlantic flight from Newfoundland to the west of Ireland.

In 1845 Frederick Douglass, a black American slave, lands in Ireland to champion ideas of democracy and freedom. Instead he finds a famine unfurling at his feet.

And in 1998 Senator George Mitchell criss-crosses the ocean in search of an elusive Irish peace.

McCann demonstrates why he is such an acclaimed author with this novel. A novel that spans continents, centuries, and unites a cast of characters, both real and imagined. His most mature work yet, TransAtlantic is a profound meditation on identity and history in a wide world that can sometimes feel so small.

Written by Colum McCann. Paperback. 320 pages.

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