The Resource Luigi's freedom ride : a story of curiosity, love, hope and bicycles, Alan Murray

Luigi's freedom ride : a story of curiosity, love, hope and bicycles, Alan Murray

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Luigi's freedom ride : a story of curiosity, love, hope and bicycles
Title
Luigi's freedom ride
Title remainder
a story of curiosity, love, hope and bicycles
Statement of responsibility
Alan Murray
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Luigi is a young Italian boy growing up in Tuscany in the 1920s, dreaming of cowboys and adventure, when a young Englishman, passing through on his way to Rome, gives him his first bicycle, thus sparking a lifelong passion. When World War II begins, Luigi enlists with the Bersaglieri, the Italian Army Cycling Corps (naturally), before unexpectedly finding himself fighting alongside the Partisans. Despite encountering great sorrow and tragedy, Luigi's zest for life remains undiminished, and his next adventure sees him cycling through the Holy Land, Turkey and Sri Lanka before finding an unexpected home - and an extraordinary surprise - in Australia. An irrepressibly optimistic, sweetly funny story, Luigi's Freedom Ride is about life, bicycles and the joy of the journey - showing how even a small life, lived in the shadow of great events, can be rich in contentment and spirit
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Luigi's freedom ride : a story of curiosity, love, hope and bicycles, Alan Murray
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Luigi's freedom ride : a story of curiosity, love, hope and bicycles, Alan Murray
Publication
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Control code
AAG-3232
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Extent
342 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780732298920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780732298920
  • (OCoLC)869802150

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