Niagara: A Novel

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Coffee House Press, 1993 - Fiction - 178 pages
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Watson's sparkling, delightful new novel--about a French tightrope walker and a widowed Nebraska schoolteacher who meet in Niagara Falls, N.Y., become lovers, perform daredevil stunts and go their separate ways--is a witty meditation on miscommunication between the sexes.--Publishers Weekly [starred review] "Rich with metaphor."--Newsday

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In 1859 Jean-Francois Gravelet, a.k.a. Blondin, staged a series of spectacular tightrope crossings of the Niagara gorge; 42 years later, Anna Edson Taylor became the first person to go over the falls ... Read full review

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