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

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  • 0061746487
  • 9780061783715
  • 9780061746482
  • 9780060852535
  • 9780060852511
  • 9780060852528

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 vies for a historic sixth straight victory in the toughest sporting event on the planet. It is the true story of a superlative sports figure fighting on all fronts—made newly vulnerable by age, fate, fame, doping allegations, a painful divorce, and an unprecedented army of challengers—while mastering the exceedingly difficult trick of being Lance Armstrong, a combination of world-class athlete, celebrity, regular guy, and, for many Americans, secular saint.

With a new afterword by the author, featuring in-depth reporting on:

  • Armstrong's unprecedented seventh consecutive Tour de France victory
  • New blood doping allegations
  • Armstrong's continuing personal and legal battles, and his retirement

A fascinating journey through the little-known landscape of professional bike racing, Lance Armstrong's War provides a hugely insightful look into the often inspiring, always surprising core of a remarkable athlete and the world that shapes him.


  • HarperCollins; March 2009
  • ISBN: 9780060852535
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Lance Armstrong's War
  • Author: Daniel Coyle
  • Imprint: HarperCollins e-books
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0061746487
  • 9780061783715
  • 9780061746482
  • 9780060852535
  • 9780060852511
  • 9780060852528

In The Press

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

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0061746487
  • 9780061783715
  • 9780061746482
  • 9780060852535
  • 9780060852511
  • 9780060852528