SHIMMERING SPOKES : One Australian's 16,000 Km Odyssey. (Signed Copy)

By: Allen, Richard Sanders

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Book Condition: Very Good +


346pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Author signature to title page, otherwise leaves clean, albeit with a hint of tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "Inspired by the death of his mother to breast cancer, Richard Allen made an extraordinary decision - to cycle around Australia to raise funds for cancer research . . . this is Richard's personal chronicle of his experiences, the people he encountered and the obstacles he overcame during his colourful and arduous journey. Cycling up to 230km a day, Richard not only came to terms with the death of his mother but battled headwinds, road-trains, snakes, scorpions and locusts through outback Queensland, the rugged Top End, the spectacular Kimberleys, the West Australian Coast and the searing heat of the Nullabor . . . " Book weight approx. 440g.

Title: SHIMMERING SPOKES : One Australian's 16,000 Km Odyssey. (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Allen, Richard Sanders

Categories: Sports & Outdoor Recreation, Travel and Exploration, Signed Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New South Wales, Australia, New Holland Books: 1999

ISBN Number: 1864365218

ISBN Number 13: 9781864365214

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 008512

Keywords: JOURNEYS, BICYCLE TOURING, FUNDRAISING, DESCRIPTION AND TRAVEL, SIGNED BOOKS, CYCLING