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Bad blood : the secret life of the Tour de France

By: Whittle, Jeremy

0224080237 / 9780224080231
Paperback
796.6'2'0944
04/06/2009
Stock expected by 27/11/2019
England
20 cm 234 p.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2008.

Even the biggest cycling fan can one day wake up to find that he has lost his faith Bad Blood is the story of Jeremy Whittle's journey from unquestioning fan to Tour de France insider and confirmed sceptic.

It's about broken friendships and a sport divided; about having to choose sides in the war against doping; about how galloping greed and corporate opportunism have led the Tour de France to the brink of destruction. Part personal memoir, part devastating expose of a sport torn apart by drugs and scandal, Bad Blood is a love letter to one man's past, and a warning to cycling's future. `Whatever you think about doping, you must read this book ...

Well-balanced, considered, compelling' RouleurShortlisted for the 2008 William Hill Sports Book of the Year

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