TransAtlantic

Hardcover $27.00

Random House | Jun 04, 2013 | 320 Pages | 6-1/4 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9781400069590

  • Paperback$16.00

    Random House Trade Paperbacks | May 20, 2014 | 336 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780812981926

  • Hardcover$27.00

    Random House | Jun 04, 2013 | 320 Pages | 6-1/4 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9781400069590

  • Ebook$11.99

    Random House | Jun 04, 2013 | 336 Pages | ISBN 9780679604594

  • CD$40.00

    Random House Audio | Jun 04, 2013 | 630 Minutes | ISBN 9780307878007

  • Audiobook Download$20.00

    Random House Audio | Jun 04, 2013 | 643 Minutes | ISBN 9780307878014

Praise

“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 display—all of that has been there before. It’s the sheer ambition, the audacity to imagine within the same novel the experience of Frederick Douglass in 1845 . . . then the first nonstop trans-Atlantic flight in 1919 . . . then to leap into the near-present and embody the former senator George Mitchell, . . . knitting through and around them the stories of four generations of women.”The New York Times 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 again about the miraculous: that it is inseparable from the everyday.”The Boston Globe
 
“Ingenious . . . The intricate connections [McCann] has crafted between the stories of his women and our men [seem] written in air, in water, and—given that his subject is the confluence of Irish and American history—in blood.”Esquire
 
“Another sweeping, beautifully constructed tapestry of life . . . Reading McCann is a rare joy.”The Seattle Times
 
“Entrancing . . . McCann folds his epic meticulously into this relatively slim volume like an accordion; each pleat holds music—elation and sorrow.”The Denver Post


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