Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation (Compact Disc)

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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.

About the Author


Aili McConnon is a Canadian journalist based in New York. She has written for BusinessWeek, the New York Times, the Wall StreetJournal, and the Guardian. She has appeared on ABC, MSNBC, and CNN, and has earned degrees from Princeton University, the University of Cambridge, and Columbia University. Andres McConnon graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University, where he majored in history. He previously worked as a historical researcher for several books. While researching and writing Road to Valor, he lived for a period in Paris and Florence,and on the Italian Riviera. Stephen Hoye has won thirteen AudioFile Earphones Awards and two prestigious APA Audie Awards, including one for the New York Times bestseller Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki. A graduate of London's Guildhall and a veteran of London's West End, Stephen has recorded many other notable titles, such as Every Second Counts by Lance Armstrong and The Google Story by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed.

Praise for Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation…


"A workmanlike biography that fills in some of the gaps of this strange, troubling time." ---Kirkus

Product Details ISBN-10: 1452607834
ISBN-13: 9781452607832
Published: Tantor Media, 06/01/2012
Language: English


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