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January 1975                                       Volume 27  No. 1

PHILIPPE  PETIT  BIBLIOGRAPHY 

 

COMPILED BY HOVEY BURGESS

 

A. BOOKS

1974 Guiness Book of World Records - 1975 Edition by Norris McWhirter and Ross McWhirter, New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. p. 472 "HUMAN ACHIEVEMENTS - HIGHEST TIGHTROPE WALK: Philippe Petit..." illustrated.

1974 Kane Book of Famous First Facts and Records in the United States - A New and Updated (1975) Edition by Joseph Nathan Kane, New York: Ace Books. p. 685  "THE FIRST - TIGHTROPE WALKING - TIGHTROPE WALKER TO SPAN TWO SKY SCRAPERS was Philippe Petit..."

 

B. INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINES

 

Reader's Digest has purchased the rights to Philippe Petit's own story of how he did it - the article will be appearing in a forthcoming issue.

 

C. CITY MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS

 

ASBURY PARK EVENING PRESS, Asbury Park, New Jersey, August 8, 1974, p. A3    OFFICIALS FORGIVE HIGH WIRE CRIME - ILLUSTRATED

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN Ashville, North Carolina, August 8, 1974, p. 31 AERIALIST STAGES ILLEGAL SHOW AT 1,350 FEET

 

BOSTON HERALD AMERICAN Boston, Massachusetts, August 8, 1974, p. 2    AERIALIST IN WIRE WALK QUARTER-MILE ABOVE NEW YORK--ILLUSTRATED

 

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS Burlington, Vermont, August 8, 1974, p. 1 1,350 FEET ABOVE THE STREET, IT'S HIGH-STEPPING PHILIPPE!--ILLUS

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES   Chicago, Illinois, August 8, 1974, p. 40   DAREDEVIL WALKS TIGHTROPE 1,350 FEET OVER N.Y. CITY - ILLUSTRATED

CHICAGO TRIBUNE Chicago, Illinois, August 8, 1974, p. 5 + Midwest Section p. 1     STAGES HIGH WIRE ACT AS N.Y. POLICE WAIT--ILLUSTRATED

 

THE COURIER-JOURNAL Louisville, Kentucky, August 8, 1974, p. AI, Al3     ILLEGAL WALK 1,350 FEET IN THE AIR - ILLUSTRATED

 

PHILIPPE PETIT INJURED IN 25/30-FOOT FALL !!!

 

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