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Bicycle diaries, David Byrne

Label
Bicycle diaries
Title
Bicycle diaries
Statement of responsibility
David Byrne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since the early 1980s David Byrne has been riding a bicycle as his prinicipal means of transportation in New York City. A few years later he discovered folding bikes and started taking them with him on music tours around the world. The veiw from his bike seat has given Byrne a panoramic window on urban life over the last thirty years as he has cycled around cities such as London, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Manila, New York and San Francisco
Summary
The musician and visual artist describes his preference for traveling by folding bicycle throughout New York City, a choice that has enabled his discovery of the mode's ensuing sense of freedom as well as his observations on the city's inner workings and rhythms
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
325158
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Byrne, David
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Byrne, David
  • Byrne, David
  • Bicycle touring
Target audience
general
Label
Bicycle diaries, David Byrne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: New York : Viking Penguin, 2009
Contents
American cities -- Berlin -- Istanbul -- Buenos Aires -- Manila -- Sydney -- London -- San Francisco -- New York -- Epilogue: the future of getting around -- Additional New York City bike rack designs by David Byrne
Control code
000045851021
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 297 p.
Isbn
9780571241033
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Bicycle diaries, David Byrne
Publication
Note
First published: New York : Viking Penguin, 2009
Contents
American cities -- Berlin -- Istanbul -- Buenos Aires -- Manila -- Sydney -- London -- San Francisco -- New York -- Epilogue: the future of getting around -- Additional New York City bike rack designs by David Byrne
Control code
000045851021
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 297 p.
Isbn
9780571241033
Other physical details
ill.

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