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The Broken Road

From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
Fermor, Patrick Leigh (Book - 2014 )
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"In the winter of 1933 eighteen-year-old Patrick ('Paddy') Leigh Fermor set out to walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople, a trip that took him the better part of a year. Decades later, when he was well over fifty, Leigh Fermor told the story of that life-changing journey in A time of gifts and Between the woods and the water ... The broken road is the long and avidly awaited account of the final leg of his youthful adventure that Leigh Fermor promised but was unable to finish before his death in 2011, assembled from Leigh Fermor's manuscripts by his prize-winning biographer Artemis Cooper and the travel writer Colin Thubron"-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Fermor, Patrick Leigh
Title: The broken road
from the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
Publisher: New York :, New York Review Books,, [2014]
Characteristics: xxi, 362 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Patrick Leigh Fermor ; edited by Colin Thubron and Artemis Cooper
Notes: Originally published: Great Britain : John Murray (Publishers), 2013
Continues: A time of gifts; and Between the woods and the water
Includes index
Contents: Introduction / Colin Thubron and Artemis Cooper
From the iron gates
A hanging glass box
Over the Great Balkan
To the Danube
The Wallachian plain
Bucharest
To Varna
Dancing by the Black Sea
Constantinople
Mount Athos
Summary: "In the winter of 1933 eighteen-year-old Patrick ('Paddy') Leigh Fermor set out to walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople, a trip that took him the better part of a year. Decades later, when he was well over fifty, Leigh Fermor told the story of that life-changing journey in A time of gifts and Between the woods and the water ... The broken road is the long and avidly awaited account of the final leg of his youthful adventure that Leigh Fermor promised but was unable to finish before his death in 2011, assembled from Leigh Fermor's manuscripts by his prize-winning biographer Artemis Cooper and the travel writer Colin Thubron"-- Provided by publisher.
Additional Contributors: Thubron, Colin - 1939-
Cooper, Artemis - 1953-
ISBN: 9781590177549
1590177541
9781590177563
Branch Call Number: 914.96 F361br 2014
Subject Headings: Fermor, Patrick Leigh Travel Europe, Eastern Fermor, Patrick Leigh Travel Mediterranean Region
LCCN: 2013043609
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