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The beautiful race : the story of the Giro d'Italia / Colin O'Brien

Label
The beautiful race : the story of the Giro d'Italia / Colin O'Brien
Title
The beautiful race
Title remainder
the story of the Giro d'Italia / Colin O'Brien
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A richly written celebration of the Giro d'Italia in all its kaleidoscopic glory after more than one-hundred stagings of this desperately hard race
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Colin
Dewey number
796.62/0945
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1049.2.G57
LC item number
O27 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Giro d'Italia (Bicycle race)
  • Bicycle racing
Label
The beautiful race : the story of the Giro d'Italia / Colin O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Giro is born -- The early years -- Salita famosa: Roccaraso, Abruzzo -- Alfredo Binda: il Grande Antipatico -- The Devil wears wool shorts -- Salita famosa: Croce d'Aune, Veneto -- Fascism and the Giro -- Bartali and Coppi, Coppi and Bartali -- Magni: il Terzo Uomo -- Salita famosa: Passo dello Stelvio, Trentino-Alto Adige -- Gracious Gimondi and merciless Merckx -- Salita famosa: Blockhaus, Abruzzo -- The sheriff and the rifle shot -- Salita famosa: Tre Crime de Lavaredo, Veneto -- Enter the Americans -- The Sappada affair -- 1988: fear and loathing in Lombardy -- Marco Pantani -- Salita famosa: Colle delle Finestre, Piemonte -- A decade of difficulty -- Salita famosa: Colle dell'Agnello, Piemonte -- Then and now -- Epilogue -- List of winners
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 238 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681776644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn992564022
  • (OCoLC)992564022
  • 2126827
Label
The beautiful race : the story of the Giro d'Italia / Colin O'Brien
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Giro is born -- The early years -- Salita famosa: Roccaraso, Abruzzo -- Alfredo Binda: il Grande Antipatico -- The Devil wears wool shorts -- Salita famosa: Croce d'Aune, Veneto -- Fascism and the Giro -- Bartali and Coppi, Coppi and Bartali -- Magni: il Terzo Uomo -- Salita famosa: Passo dello Stelvio, Trentino-Alto Adige -- Gracious Gimondi and merciless Merckx -- Salita famosa: Blockhaus, Abruzzo -- The sheriff and the rifle shot -- Salita famosa: Tre Crime de Lavaredo, Veneto -- Enter the Americans -- The Sappada affair -- 1988: fear and loathing in Lombardy -- Marco Pantani -- Salita famosa: Colle delle Finestre, Piemonte -- A decade of difficulty -- Salita famosa: Colle dell'Agnello, Piemonte -- Then and now -- Epilogue -- List of winners
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 238 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681776644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn992564022
  • (OCoLC)992564022
  • 2126827

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