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The lost cyclist : the epic tale of an American adventurer and his mysterious disappearance

Author: David V Herlihy
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Herlihy's gripping narrative captures the soaring joys and constant dangers accompanying renowned high-wheel racer and long-distance tourist Frank Lenz in the days before paved roads and automobiles.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Herlihy, David V.
Lost cyclist.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010
(DLC) 2009028857
(OCoLC)427704475
Named Person: Frank G Lenz; Frank G Lenz
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David V Herlihy
ISBN: 9780547487175 0547487177 1299885756 9781299885752 9781907195693 1907195696
OCLC Number: 748286292
Description: 1 online resource (x, 326 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: On the Road. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 30, 1887 ; Athens, Greece, January 4, 1891 ; Pittsburgh, August 9, 1891 ; Peking, China, November 3, 1892 ; Shanghai, China, December 15, 1892 ; Vancouver, Canada, December 20, 1892 ; Kiukiang, China, January 27, 1893 ; Ardmore, Pennsylvania, May 31, 1893 ; Calcutta, India, September 17, 1893 --
The Search. East Liverpool, Ohio, October 12, 1894 ; Constantinople, Turkey, March 23, 1895 ; Erzurum, Turkey, May 13, 1895 ; Erzurum, September 9, 1895 ; Erzurum, October 19, 1895 --
Epilogue. Repercussions ; Reflections.
Responsibility: David V. Herlihy.

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In the spring of 1892, Frank G Lenz, a gallant young accountant from a modest German American family, set forth from his unhappy home in Pittsburgh to circle the globe atop a new 'safety' bicycle  Read more...

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