Lance Armstrong's War: One Man's Battle Against Fate, Fame, Love, Death, Scandal, and a Few Other…

Paperback | April 13, 2010

byDaniel Coyle

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“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.”
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Daniel Coyne’s New York Times bestseller Lance Armstrong’s War takes a fascinating, in-depth  look at a staggeringly talented yet  flawed sports hero as he faced his greatest test: a record sixth straight Tour de France victory. Now with a new epilogue covering Armstrong's quest to win an 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.<_o3a_p>

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“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 Globe Daniel Coyne’s New York Times bestseller Lance Armstrong’s War takes a fascinating, in-depth  look at a staggeringly talent...

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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 competes in the toughest sporting event on the planet. The incomparable will to win that famously lifted Armstrong beyond his humble Texas roots, beyond cancer...

Daniel Coyle is the author ofHardball: A Season in the Projectsand the novelWaking Samuel. He is a former editor atOutsideand a two-time National Magazine Award finalist, and his work has been featured inThe Best American Sports Writing. He lives in Alaska with his wife, Jen, and their four children.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.92 inPublished:April 13, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780061783715

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