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By: "Costa, Claudio"
Publisher: Fucina Editore: 2002
Seller ID: 36750
Condition: 318 illustrations
This book is the autobiography of the doctor who ''fixes'' motorcycle racers. When they fall and fracture, it's Dr. Costa who gets them back on their feet and back on their bikes, salvaging both their bodies and their careers. The riders adore him: when they call, he comes running - day and night, all over the world. He is their Guardian Angel.
The author tells of courage, pain, death and the clash between individual and society and offers us an intriguing behind-the-scenes look at the crashes - and subsequent roads to recovery - of the many champions he has treated in a...
Publisher: Random House New Zealand: 2009
Seller ID: 39637
Condition: 500+ illustrations
This book reveals the real Burt Munro - the man behind the movie.
Roger Donaldson has been studying Burt Munro for many years. He made a documentary on him back in 1971, called 'Offerings to the God of Speed', as well as the 2005 international hit 'The World's Fastest Indian'. During research for both films, he collected lots of material which has never been published, and Burt's son also released Munro family scrapbooks to Roger, allowing t...