Author Aili McConnon Presents Cycling Champion Gino Bartali’s ‘Road to Valor’

Sep 08, 2013 1258

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 who, between his Tour victories, secretly aided the Italian resistance during World War II.

"This thoroughly documented biography is both inspiring and immensely enjoyable." - Publishers Weekly

Synopsis - Gino Bartali is best known as an Italian cycling legend: the man who not only won the Tour de France twice, but also holds the record for the longest time span between victories. During the ten years that separated his hard-won triumphs, his actions, both on and off the racecourse, ensured him a permanent place in Italian hearts and minds.

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Fonte: Bostoniano

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