Around the World on Two Wheels

Around the World on Two Wheels

Annie Londonderry's Extraordinary Ride

Book - 2007
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Publisher: New York : Citadel Press, c2007.
ISBN: 9780806528519
0806528516
Characteristics: 260 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.

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cindymaxwell
Apr 14, 2010

This book was not an easy read with detailed descriptions and some repetition of the same events. However, I learned a lot about women's lives and social mores during the 1890's and a little about the history of bicycling to boot! I came to admire Annie for her independent and strong spirit in spite of her tendency to tell tall tales about her so-called trip around the world on a bicycle. Amusing. Thought provoking. It will make you grateful that you didn't live in the 1890's!

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