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The Resource Possess the air : love, heroism, and the battle for the soul of Mussolini's Rome, Taras Grescoe

Possess the air : love, heroism, and the battle for the soul of Mussolini's Rome, Taras Grescoe

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Possess the air : love, heroism, and the battle for the soul of Mussolini's Rome
Title
Possess the air
Title remainder
love, heroism, and the battle for the soul of Mussolini's Rome
Statement of responsibility
Taras Grescoe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The inspiring true story of political resistance in Mussolini{u2019}s Italy Plunging readers into Fascist Rome at the height of Mussolini{u2019}s power, Possess the Air tells the story of three people who defied Italy{u2019}s authoritarian despot by opposing the rising tide of populism and xenophobia. Two Canadian archeologists, Gilbert Bagnani and his wife Mary Stewart Houston, maddened the self-styled Caesar, determined to dispel his claims that Rome was{u2014}and always would be{u2014}rightful master of the Mediterranean, while poet and aviator Lauro de Bosis, firstborn of an Italian aristocrat and a New Englander, transformed himself into a modern Icarus, amazing the world as he risked his life in the skies bring the dictator down. An inspiring story of resistance, risk, and sacrifice, Taras Grescoe{u2019}s portrait of heroes past is an essential biography for our time
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
NLC
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Grescoe, Taras
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Bagnani, Gilbert
  • Bagnani, Stewart
  • De Bosis, Lauro
  • Political activists
  • Anti-fascist movements
  • Italy
Label
Possess the air : love, heroism, and the battle for the soul of Mussolini's Rome, Taras Grescoe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
on1090429932
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781771963237
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Possess the air : love, heroism, and the battle for the soul of Mussolini's Rome, Taras Grescoe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
on1090429932
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781771963237
Other physical details
illustrations

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