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330 Homer St.
Newton, MA
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February 2019

Boston’s Cycling Craze – Author Talk!

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St.
Newton, MA
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Lorenz Finison, in his new book, Boston’s Cycling Craze, 1880-1900: A Story of Race, Sport, and Society, digs through an impressive variety of nineteenth-century newspapers, magazines, and journals to uncover the social history of the city’s obsession with bicycles. As the first major treatment of Boston’s cycling history, Boston’s Cycling Craze adds a significant spoke to the wheel of New England’s turn-of-the-century recreational and sporting history. ~blogs.bu.edu Learn more about stories from a century of Boston’s cycling history which was critical in the…

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