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It's not about the bike : my journey back to life

Author: Lance Armstrong; Sally Jenkins
Publisher: London : Yellow Jersey, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1996, 24-year-old Lance Armstrong was ranked number one cyclist in the world, but that October, tests revealed that advanced testicular cancer had spread to his lungs and brain. In this book, he reveals his journey from a 20% chance of survival, to victory in the 1999 Tour de France.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Lance Armstrong; Lance Armstrong
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Armstrong; Sally Jenkins
ISBN: 0224060872 9780224060875
OCLC Number: 45828721
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Awards: Winner of William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2000.
Description: 275 pages, [16] pages of plates, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Before and after --
2. The start line --
3. I don't check my mother at the door --
4. Bad to worse --
5. Conversations with cancer --
6. Chemo --
7. Kik --
8. Survivorship --
9. The Tour [de France] --
10. The cereal box --
Postscript: Encore.
Responsibility: Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins.

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Details Lance Armstrong's battle with life-threatening testicular cancer and his return to professional cycling.  Read more...

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"If you read one sports book this year, this is the one" Express on Sunday "This is a gripping story" Guardian "So darn riveting that it simply cannot be put down" Time Out "Having nearly lost his Read more...

 
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