TransAtlantic

  • by Colum McCann
  • Narrated by Geraldine Hughes
  • 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

1919. Emily Ehrlich watches as two young airmen pilot the very first non-stop transatlantic flight. 1998. Senator George Mitchell criss-crosses the ocean in search of Irish peace. How many more tragedies must there be before an agreement can be reached? 1845. Frederick Douglass, a black American slave, lands in Ireland to champion ideas of democracy and freedom, only to find a famine unfurling at his feet.
TransAtlantic intricately weaves together personal stories to explore the tangled skein of connections that make up our lives.

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What the Critics Say

"Silkily threading together public events and private feelings, TransAtlantic says no to death with every line." (Emma Donoghue, author of Room)
"A giant among us - fearless, huge-hearted, a poet with every living breath" (Peter Carey on Let the Great World Spin)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-12-2013
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks