Gutman, Bill. Lance Armstrong, A Biography.

Author:Julian, Janet
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review
 
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GUTMAN, Bill. Lance Armstrong, a biography. Simon & Schuster. 175p. illus, c2005. 978-14169-1797-7. $5.99. JS

Lance Armstrong's life story has been updated to include his seventh Tour de France win and the allegations by some members of the French press of steroid use following this victory, despite the negative results of every drug test he took. His battle with testicular cancer beginning in 1996, the chemotherapy that saved his life, and his determination to win the Tour de France are detailed. The races are recounted and a few photos from his various wins are included. Because the book is intended for ages 10 and up, personal...

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