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Road to valor : a true story of WWII Italy, the Nazis, and the cyclist who inspired a nation

Author: Aili McConnon; Andres McConnon
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Road to Valor is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and secretly aided the Italian resistance during World War II.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Gino Bartali; Gino Bartali
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aili McConnon; Andres McConnon
ISBN: 9780307590640 030759064X 9780307590657 0307590658
OCLC Number: 773533828
Description: x, 316 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Across the Arno --
In the saddle --
The first test --
"Italy's number one sportsman" --
Storm at the summit --
From the stars to the stables --
An impossible choice --
The counterfeiters' ring --
Free fall --
Ginettaccio --
Les Macaroni --
Four bullets --
A frozen hell --
The road home --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Aili McConnon and Andres McConnon.

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Road to Valor is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and secretly aided the Italian resistance during World War II.

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