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From Lance to Landis : inside the American doping controversy at the Tour de France

Author: David Walsh
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the many facets of the cyclist doping scandals at the Tour de France, examines how performance-enhancing drugs can infiltrate a premier sports event, and looks at Armstrong's and Landis' all-consuming drives to be the best.
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Walsh, David.
From Lance to Landis.
New York : Ballantine Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)595874088
Online version:
Walsh, David.
From Lance to Landis.
New York : Ballantine Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)607734129
Named Person: Lance Armstrong; Floyd Landis; Lance Armstrong; Floyd Landis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Walsh
ISBN: 9780345499622 034549962X
OCLC Number: 145732347
Description: xv, 334 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The kid from the cornfields --
The needle and the damage done --
New kid, old world --
The terrible elixir --
If you can't beat them--
--
The hospital room, part one --
Postal goes European --
The leader returns --
The Program --
Crossing the line --
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose (The more things change, the more they stay the same) --
Frankie's breaking point --
A strange kind of glory --
LeMond feels the heat --
The strange world of Ty --
The empire strikes back --
The sting in the tale --
The hospital room, part two --
One in a billion? --
"I'll say no" --
the man is more than the cyclist.
Responsibility: David Walsh.
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Explores the many facets of the cyclist doping scandals at the Tour de France, examines how performance-enhancing drugs can infiltrate a premier sports event, and looks at Armstrong's and Landis' all-consuming drives to be the best.

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