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y Luigi's Freedom Ride single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014 2014
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''It is the small lives, tucked away, that reveal humanity in all its bigness.' A charming treat of a novel - as sunny, light and enjoyable as a strawberry gelato eaten in an Italian piazza on a summer's day. 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.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2014 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 336p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 July 2014
      ISBN: 9781460702550 (ebook)

Works about this Work

Alan Murray : Luigi's Freedom Ride Jody Lee , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , August 2014;

— Review of Luigi's Freedom Ride Alan Murray 2014 single work novel
Alan Murray : Luigi's Freedom Ride Jody Lee , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , August 2014;

— Review of Luigi's Freedom Ride Alan Murray 2014 single work novel
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