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Just a little run around the world : 5 years, 3 packs of wolves and 53 pairs of shoes / Rosie Swale-Pope.

By: Swale-Pope, Rosie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2010Edition: Large print edition.Description: 368 pages (large print), [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444802009; 1444802003.Other title: Five years, three packs of wolves and fifty-three pairs of shoes.Subject(s): Swale-Pope, Rosie -- Travel | Women runners -- Wales -- Biography | Women runners -- Travel | Voyages around the world | Large type books | Swale-Pope, Rosie Travel | Women runners Wales Biography | Women runners TravelDDC classification: 796.424 Summary: Heartbroken when she lost her husband to cancer, Rosie set off from Wales with nothing but a small cart of food and equipment, funded by the rent from her little cottage. So began a five-year solo journey that would take Rosie 20,000 miles around the world in memory of the man she loved. Followed by wolves, knocked down by a bus, confronted by bears, chased by a naked man with a gun and stranded with severe frostbite, Rosie's gripping story is a rollercoaster adventure of epic proportions. It is also the story of an ordinary woman who dared to attempt something truly extraordinary and, somewhere along the way, rediscovered her passion for life.
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After her husband died of cancer, 61-year-old Rosie set off to run around the world, raising money in memory of the man she loved. Followed by wolves, knocked down by a bus, confronted by bears, chased by a naked man with a gun, and asked for her hand in marriage 29 times, Rosie's 20,000-mile journey is as gripping as it is inspiring.

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Heartbroken when she lost her husband to cancer, Rosie set off from Wales with nothing but a small cart of food and equipment, funded by the rent from her little cottage. So began a five-year solo journey that would take Rosie 20,000 miles around the world in memory of the man she loved. Followed by wolves, knocked down by a bus, confronted by bears, chased by a naked man with a gun and stranded with severe frostbite, Rosie's gripping story is a rollercoaster adventure of epic proportions. It is also the story of an ordinary woman who dared to attempt something truly extraordinary and, somewhere along the way, rediscovered her passion for life.

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