WorldCat Identities

Burrowes, John

Overview
Works: 3 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 102 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: GV1132.L95, 796.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Burrowes
Benny : the life and times of a fighting legend by John Burrowes( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My world on wheels : the posthumous autobiography of Russell Mockridge by Russell Mockridge( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy and bespectacled Russell Mockridge was the black sheep of Australian cycling and also its greatest all-round champion. He dominated both the track and road - at the time of his death he was the reigning national sprint, pursuit, and road race champion. His race record in the legendary Melbourne to Warrnambool stood for nearly twenty-five years. At the 1952 Olympics he won two gold medals in one afternoon. His first forays into European racing, where he won the Paris Grand Prix and Six-Day event and completed both Paris-Roubaix (finishing behind Fausto Coppi and Jacques Anquetil) and the brutal 1955 Tour de France, hinted at even greater glory. In May 1958 Russell Mockridge started to write this book, the story of his life as a racing cyclist. On September 13, 1958, while competing in a road race on the outskirts of Melbourne, he was killed. Intelligent, candid, and inspirational, My World On Wheels celebrates the spirit of a unique Australian cycling legend
Benny Lynch : the life and times of a fighting legend by John Burrowes( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Benny : the life and times of a fighting legend
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