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Lance Armstrong's War
Daniel Coyle

One Man's Battle Against Fate, Fame, Love, Death, Scandal, And A Few Other Rivals On The Road To The Tour De France

HarperCollins
June 2005
On Sale: June 1, 2005
Featuring: Lance Armstrong
336 pages
ISBN: 0060734973
EAN: 9780060734978
Kindle: B000FCK6AW
Hardcover / e-Book
$25.95
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Non-Fiction Biography

Lance Armstrong's War is the extraordinary story of greatness pushed to its limits; a vivid, behind-the-scenes portrait of perhaps the most accomplished athlete of our time as he vies for a historic sixth straight victory in the toughest sporting event on the planet. It is the true story of a superlative sports figure fighting on all fronts—made newly vulnerable by age, fate, fame, doping allegations, a painful divorce, and an unprecedented army of challengers—while mastering the exceedingly difficult trick of being Lance Armstrong, a combination of world-class athlete, celebrity, regular guy, and, for many Americans, secular saint.

With a new afterword by the author, featuring in-depth reporting on:

  • Armstrong's unprecedented seventh consecutive Tour de France victory
  • New blood doping allegations
  • Armstrong's continuing personal and legal battles, and his retirement

A fascinating journey through the little-known landscape of professional bike racing, Lance Armstrong's War provides a hugely insightful look into the often inspiring, always surprising core of a remarkable athlete and the world that shapes him.

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