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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
Author: Mordicai Gerstein
ISBN 13: 9780312368784
ISBN 10: 31236878
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: 2007-04-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 44
List Price: $7.99

In 1974, as the World Trade Center was being completed, a young French aerialist, Philippe Petit, threw a tight rope between the towers and spent almost an hour walking, dancing, and performing tricks a quarter of a mile in the sky.

The Washington Post

Gerstein's ink and oil paintings of that "joyful morning" aren't for anyone with a fear of heights; the perspectives are dizzying enough to make the strongest stomach lurch. — Elizabeth Ward