The Perfect Crime

By Philippe Petit
Riverhead Books, Hardcover, 9781594631689, 209pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2014

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About the Author
PHILIPPE PETIT is Artist-In-Residence of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and has performed on the high wire more than eighty times around the world. He also street-juggles, lectures, and practices close-up magic. He is the subject of the award-winning documentary film Man on Wire.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Performer Philippe Petit, who walked between the World Trade Center towers in 1974, says the difference between the average criminal and an artistic one is that the former takes and the latter gives. More at

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