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Lance Armstrong's War

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Lance Armstrong's War

One Man's Battle Against Fate, Fame, Love, Death, Scandal, and a Few Other Rivals on the Road to the Tour de France

By Daniel Coyle

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061783715, 375pp.

Publication Date: April 13, 2010

Description
A velvety mix of vivid, sophisticated prose, Raymond Carver's unerring eye for nuance, and John Irving's irreverent, unflinching humor .An intimate look inside the maelstrom of professional cycling.
Boston GlobeDaniel Coyne's New York Times bestseller Lance Armstrong's War takes a fascinating, in-depth look at a staggeringly talentedyet flawed sports hero as he faced his greatest test: a record sixth straight Tour de France victory. Now with a new epiloguecovering Armstrong's questto winan 8th Tour de France, this intimate, insightful, unflinching look at the greatest athlete of our time (Jon Krakauer) explores the remarkable drive and accomplishments of a controversial champion a must read for fans of John Feinstein and David Halberstam, as well as readers of Lance Armstrong's own It's Not About the Bike and Every Second Counts.


Praise For Lance Armstrong's War

“Superbly written [and] deeply researched. A complete portrait of Armstrong.”
-VeloNews