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The Hero's Way: Walking with Garibaldi from Rome to Ravenna

Author: Tim Parks.

The Hero's Way: Walking with Garibaldi from Rome to Ravenna

Author: Tim Parks.

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Item #: D30194
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: W.W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393866841
In the summer of 1849, Italy's legendary revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi was finally forced to abandon his defense of Rome. Alongside his pregnant wife, Anita, he led 4,000 troops to continue the struggle for national independence elsewhere, marching hundreds of miles across the Appenines as they battled the French and the Austrians. Tim Parks set out in 20... More
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In the summer of 1849, Italy's legendary revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi was finally forced to abandon his defense of Rome. Alongside his pregnant wife, Anita, he led 4,000 troops to continue the struggle for national independence elsewhere, marching hundreds of miles across the Appenines as they battled the French and the Austrians. Tim Parks set out in 2019 to follow Garibaldi and Anita's arduous journey, and he provides a fascinating portrait of Italy then and now, filled with unforgettable observations of Italian life and landscape, politics, and people.


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