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Product Description: Preeminent cycling journalist Samuel Abt's distinctive voice has told the stories of countless champions and decisive turning points in the most famous international races since the late 1970s. In this collection of articles originally published in The New York Times and the International Herald Tribune, Sam profiles three decades of cycling, culminating with the retirement of Lance Armstrong following the 2005 Tour de France...read more
By Samuel Abt and Graham Watson (photographer)

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9781931382786 | Velopress, December 15, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Preeminent cycling journalist Samuel Abt's distinctive voice has told the stories of countless champions and decisive turning points in the most famous international races since the late 1970s.

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Product Description: In Samuel Abt's decades of writing about road racing, he has covered the careers of such legends as Greg LeMond, Miguel Indurain, Sean Kelly, Mario Cipollini, Lance Armstrong, and many others. Organized chronologically, this collection covers the stars and their sport with the drama and insight readers have come to expect from the man widely regarded as the best commentator on professional cycling...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Samuel Abt and Graham Watson (photographer)

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9781931382069 | Velopress, March 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Samuel Abt's decades of writing about road racing, he has covered the careers of such legends as Greg LeMond, Miguel Indurain, Sean Kelly, Mario Cipollini, Lance Armstrong, and many others.

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Product Description: This personal account of the 1998 Tour de France recounts the numerous sensational events throughout the race, including the doping scandals and the favourite competitors who dropped out or trailed behind. It also discusses the great racing that took place.

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9781892495167 | Cycle Pub, November 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This personal account of the 1998 Tour de France recounts the numerous sensational events throughout the race, including the doping scandals and the favourite competitors who dropped out or trailed behind.

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Product Description: That was quite a victory. Lance Armstrong, winner of the 1999 Tour de France. In 1992, at age 21, he was a brash neo-professional from Texas. In October 1996, at the conculsion of the Tour de France, he was diagnosed with cancer, and given a 20 percent chance of survival-not to mention his chances of returning to the sport he loved...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Samuel Abt and James Startt (photographer)

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9781892495259, titled "Lance Armstrong's Comeback from Cancer: A Scrapbook of the Tour De France Winner's Dramatic Career" | Cycle Pub, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: That was quite a victory.

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Product Description: A narrative account of the year the Tour de France lost its innocent image, with doping scandals that changed the face of professional bicycle racing forever. With photographs in color.

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9781892495150 | Cycle Pub, March 1, 1999, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A narrative account of the year the Tour de France lost its innocent image, with doping scandals that changed the face of professional bicycle racing forever.

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Product Description: The 1996 pro bicycle racing season was one of the most dramatic in history and Sam Abt puts the reader in touch with the excitement.

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9780933201835 | Motorbooks Intl, April 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The 1996 pro bicycle racing season was one of the most dramatic in history and Sam Abt puts the reader in touch with the excitement.

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Product Description: Traces the widely differing fortunes of American road racers Greg LeMond and Lance Armstrong through the 1994 season.

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9781884737091 | Velopress, October 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Traces the widely differing fortunes of American road racers Greg LeMond and Lance Armstrong through the 1994 season.

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Product Description: Miguel Indurain Larraya is a retired Spanish road racing cyclist. Indurain won five consecutive Tours de France from 1991 to 1995, the fourth, and last, to win five times. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780933201590 | Bicycle Books, September 1, 1993, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Miguel Indurain Larraya is a retired Spanish road racing cyclist.

Traces the history of the Tour de France, profiles racers, mechanics, officials, and observers, and highlights memorable events in past races

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9780933201408, titled "The Tour De France: Three Weeks to Glory" | Bicycle Books, May 1, 1991, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Traces the history of the Tour de France, profiles racers, mechanics, officials, and observers, and highlights memorable events in past races

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781561119400 | High Top Sports Production, July 1, 1993, cover price $15.95

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Traces the history of the Tour de France, profiles racers, mechanics, officials, and observers, and highlights memorable events in past races

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9780933201392 | Bicycle Books, May 1, 1991, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Traces the history of the Tour de France, profiles racers, mechanics, officials, and observers, and highlights memorable events in past races

Chronicles the dramatic story of American cyclist Greg LeMond, who suffered a near-fatal hunting accident after his 1986 victory at the Tour de France and battled back to win the 1989 Tour

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9780394584768 | Random House Inc, June 1, 1990, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the dramatic story of American cyclist Greg LeMond, who suffered a near-fatal hunting accident after his 1986 victory at the Tour de France and battled back to win the 1989 Tour

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Provides an insight into the workings of professional bike racing, and the characters of the men who make it tick

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9780933201330 | Upd sub edition (Bicycle Books, February 1, 1990), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Provides an insight into the workings of professional bike racing, and the characters of the men who make it tick

Paperback:

9780933201347 | Updated edition (Bicycle Books, February 1, 1990), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Provides an insight into the workings of professional bike racing, and the characters of the men who make it tick

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In this humorous memoir, a newspaperman and critic tells of his experiences working on the Paris edition of the 'Chicago Tribune' from his arrival in France in 1927 to the paper's demise in 1934

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9780865473881 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1989, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: In this humorous memoir, a newspaperman and critic tells of his experiences working on the Paris edition of the 'Chicago Tribune' from his arrival in France in 1927 to the paper's demise in 1934

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Product Description: Paris Edition, The: The Autobiography Of Waverley Root 1927-1934 by Abt, Samuel, Ed.

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9780865472761 | North Point Pr, April 1, 1987, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Paris Edition, The: The Autobiography Of Waverley Root 1927-1934 by Abt, Samuel, Ed.

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Profiles the racers and their teams, describes the course of the two-thousand-mile race, and captures the excitement of this international sporting event

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9780394546797 | Random House Inc, August 1, 1985, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Profiles the racers and their teams, describes the course of the two-thousand-mile race, and captures the excitement of this international sporting event

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