Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey

[Download] ➸ Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics By William Fotheringham – Cloudunblock.co Voted the most popular Italian sportsman of the twentieth century Fausto Angelo Coppi was the campionissimo champion of champions The greatest cyclist of the immediate post war years he was the first Voted the most popular Italian sportsman of the twentieth century Fausto Angelo Coppi was the campionissimo champion of champions The greatest cyclist of the immediate post war years he was the first man to win cycling's great double the Tour de France and Tour of Italy in the same year and he did it twice He achieved mythical status for his crushing solo victories world titles and world records But his significance extends far beyond his sport Coppi's scandalous divorce and controversial early death convulsed a conservative staunchly Roman Catholic Italy in the 1950s At a time when adultery was still illegal Coppi and his lover were dragged from their bed in the middle of the night excommunicated and forced to face a clamorous legal battle The ramifications of this case are still being felt todayIn Fallen Angel acclaimed cycling biographer William Fotheringham tells the tragic story of Coppi's life and death of how a man who became the symbol of a nation's rebirth after the disasters of war died reviled and heartbroken Told with insight and intelligence this is a unique portrait of Italy and Italian sport at a time of tumultuous change.

Voted the most popular Italian sportsman of the twentieth century Fausto Angelo Coppi was the campionissimo champion of champions The greatest cyclist of the immediate post war years he was the first man to win cycling's great double the Tour de France and Tour of Italy in the same year and he did it twice He achieved mythical status for his crushing solo victories world titles and world records But his significance extends far beyond his sport Coppi's scandalous divorce and controversial early death convulsed a conservative staunchly Roman Catholic Italy in the 1950s At a time when adultery was still illegal Coppi and his lover were dragged from their bed in the middle of the night excommunicated and forced to face a clamorous legal battle The ramifications of this case are still being felt todayIn Fallen Angel acclaimed cycling biographer William Fotheringham tells the tragic story of Coppi's life and death of how a man who became the symbol of a nation's rebirth after the disasters of war died reviled and heartbroken Told with insight and intelligence this is a unique portrait of Italy and Italian sport at a time of tumultuous change.

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  1. Uhu Buhu Uhu Buhu says:

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  2. SaxophoneAlex SaxophoneAlex says:

    Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey fallen book, angel book, passion free, fausto book, coppi kindle, yellow pdf, jersey free, cycling book, classics kindle, Fallen Angel epub, The Passion kindle, The Passion of Fausto epub, Angel The Passion epub, Angel The Passion of Fausto mobile, Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics PDF/EPUBI used to live in Italy a country where cycling is the number two sport after football People would often talk about Fausto Coppi as well as about his great rival Bartoli This book is beautifully written and goes into great detail about the life of this complex man It also gives the reader a great feel for life in Italy in the mid 20th century There are lots of excellent photos too William Fotheringham does an excellent job of covering Coppi's complicated private life something which the whole of Italy wanted to know about at the time This is a book which goes way beyond the typical fairly mundane sports biography to me it is also a history book covering Italy in the mid 20th century Thoroughly recommended


  3. mapchapuk mapchapuk says:

    Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey fallen book, angel book, passion free, fausto book, coppi kindle, yellow pdf, jersey free, cycling book, classics kindle, Fallen Angel epub, The Passion kindle, The Passion of Fausto epub, Angel The Passion epub, Angel The Passion of Fausto mobile, Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics PDF/EPUBAnd largely due to this brilliant biography by Bill Fotheringham Introducing coppi the man and the myth toa new youngerAnglophone audience this graceful book conjures up the image of post warItaly and cycling The ruvalry and friendship with Bartali the breakdown of his marriage the tragic death of his brother and his own untimely demise are all given the full treatment here Cycling seemsto lend Itself tofine historical biographies often by the Fotheringham brothers and this is one of the very best Outstanding


  4. Monty Monty says:

    Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey fallen book, angel book, passion free, fausto book, coppi kindle, yellow pdf, jersey free, cycling book, classics kindle, Fallen Angel epub, The Passion kindle, The Passion of Fausto epub, Angel The Passion epub, Angel The Passion of Fausto mobile, Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics PDF/EPUBAn insight into the complicated life of Coppi and his rise from poverty to celebrity with a scandal included The book does not pull back from the fact that he frequently used artificial means of improving his performances altho


  5. K Blackwell K Blackwell says:

    Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey fallen book, angel book, passion free, fausto book, coppi kindle, yellow pdf, jersey free, cycling book, classics kindle, Fallen Angel epub, The Passion kindle, The Passion of Fausto epub, Angel The Passion epub, Angel The Passion of Fausto mobile, Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics PDF/EPUBBill Fotherigham writes very well on cycling and I always look forward to his latest offering For me this his best effort to date by some distance and also the best cycling biog I've readThe reason for this is that in this book he avoids the usual formula of the racing and results and a potted history of the person Insofar as the results are concerned cycling is hamstrung by the palmares of Eddy Merckx which is like like comparing the batting averages of Don Bradman against everyone else There is no comparison the gulf is too large What he has done instead is weave a multi faceted story the rags to riches story of the poor boy made good the complex rivalry between himself and Gino Bartali and of course his 'interesting' domestic life that polarised Italy All this is interspers


  6. Mr T Newell Mr T Newell says:

    Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey fallen book, angel book, passion free, fausto book, coppi kindle, yellow pdf, jersey free, cycling book, classics kindle, Fallen Angel epub, The Passion kindle, The Passion of Fausto epub, Angel The Passion epub, Angel The Passion of Fausto mobile, Fallen Angel The Passion of Fausto Coppi Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics PDF/EPUBi could not put this book down i love reading about the older days of cycling and the story of faustino coppi is remarkable to say the least i absolutely loved this book and fell in love with coppi and the story of the other cyclists of the time bartali geminiani and love reading about their passion' of cycling their troubles that is life itself and also their humour and banter whilst out on the rough roads of europe there's some great little quotes that made me laugh out loud i found it very easy to read it was so well written which meant i could fly through it but at the same time take everything in i would also recommend


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