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The Resource Life is a wheel : love, death, etc., and a bike ride across America, Bruce Weber

Life is a wheel : love, death, etc., and a bike ride across America, Bruce Weber

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Life is a wheel : love, death, etc., and a bike ride across America
Title
Life is a wheel
Title remainder
love, death, etc., and a bike ride across America
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Weber
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Based on his popular series in the New York Times chronicling his cross-country bicycle trip, bestselling author Bruce Weber shares his adventures from his solo ride across the USA. Riding a bicycle across the US is one of those bucket-list goals that many dream about but few achieve. Bestselling author and New York Times reporter Bruce Weber made the trip, solo, over the summer and fall of 2011--at the age of fifty-seven. Expanding upon his popular series published in The New York Times, Life Is a Wheel is the witty and inspiring account of his journey, where he extols the pleasures of cycling and reflects on what happened on his adventure, in the world, in the country, and in his life. The story begins on the Oregon coast with a middle-aged man wondering what he's gotten himself into and ends in triumph on the George Washington Bridge, wondering how soon he might try it again. Part travelogue, part memoir, part paean to the bicycle as a simple and elegant mode of both mobility and self-expression--and part wry and panicky account of a fifty-seven-year-old man's attempt to stave off mortality--Life Is a Wheel is an elegant and entertaining escape for any armchair traveler"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weber, Bruce
Dewey number
796.60973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Weber, Bruce
  • Cycling
  • Cycling
  • Middle-aged men
  • Self-reliance
  • Mortality
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • TRAVEL / United States / General
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Cycling
Label
Life is a wheel : love, death, etc., and a bike ride across America, Bruce Weber
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0012411892
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9781451695014
Lccn
2013040182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Life is a wheel : love, death, etc., and a bike ride across America, Bruce Weber
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0012411892
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9781451695014
Lccn
2013040182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.

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