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Road to valour : a true story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the cyclist who inspired a nation

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Call Number945.091 B28r
Dates2012; ©2012
Statement of ResponsibilityAili and Andres McConnon.
Creators & ContributorsMcConnon, Aili (author)
McConnon, Andres (author)
Bartali, Gino (subject)
SummaryRoad to Valour is the story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and, between his Tour victories, secretly aided the Italian resistance during the Second World War.
ContentsPart I
Map of Tuscany and Umbria
  1. Across the Arno
  2. In the Saddle
  3. The First Test
  4. "Italy's Number One Sportsman"
  5. Storm at the Summit
Part II
Map of World War II in Italy
  1. From the Stars to the Stables
  2. An Impossible Choice
  3. The Counterfeiters' Ring
  4. Free Fall
Part III
Map of France
  1. Ginettaccio
  2. Les Macaroni
  3. Four Bullets
  4. A Frozen Hell
  5. The Road Home
Epilogue
Where They Are Now
Physical Description x, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
Publisher[Toronto] : Doubleday Canada
NotesIncludes bibliographical references
RecognitionGifted in 2012 by Random House Canada