It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life

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Penguin, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 289 pages
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This is the story of one man's journey through triumph, tragedy, transformation, and transcendance. It is the story of Lance Armstrong, the six-time winner of the Tour de France, and his fight against cancer.

People magazine called it "inspiring." The New York Times called it "fascinating." But perhaps the Cincinnati Enquirer said it best: "It's not about the bike, or about the sport. It's about the soul."

 

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User Review  - RalphLagana - LibraryThing

Someone gave me this book insisting I read it. I generally read what's given to me by others because I know it means something to them. I've been very lucky to this point in my life. Cancer has not ... Read full review

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User Review  - wareagle78 - LibraryThing

Read and reviewed in 2004. I was facinated into the glimpse into Lance Armstrong. I thought it was probably as revealing of himself and his personality as was possible for him - I don't think personal ... Read full review

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Contents

Before and After
1
The Start Line
16
Dont Check My Mother at the Door
41
Bad to Worse
70
Conversations with Cancer
97
Chemo
126
Kik
156
Survivorship
182
The Tour
214
The Cereal Box
259
Encore
269
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About the author (2001)

Lance Armstrong established the Lance Armstrong Foundation in 1996 to aid the fight against cancer.

Sally Jenkins authored Men Will Be Boys, and co-authored Reach for the Summit and Raise the Roof (both with Pat Summit), A Coach's Life (with Dean Smith), Funny Cide (with the Funny Cide team), and No Finish Line (with Marla Runyan). She's also written for Sports Illustrated, Women's Sports & Fitness, and Washington Post.

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