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It's Not about the Bike

My Journey Back to Life

It's Not about the Bike( )
Author: Armstrong, Lance
Jenkins, Sally
ISBN:978-0-425-17961-1
Publication Date:Sep 2001
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Berkley Trade
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

The champion cyclist recounts his diagnosis with cancer, the grueling treatments during which he was given a less than twenty percent chance for survival, his surprising victory in the 1999 Tour de France, and the birth of his son.

Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Health & Fitness / Diseases / Cancer
Biography & Autobiography / Sports
Sports & Recreation / Cycling
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.1 x 9.06 x 0.87 Inches
Book Weight:0.8 Pounds
Author Biography
Armstrong, Lance (Author)
Sally Jenkins was born on October 22, 1960. She is a sports columnist and feature writer for The Washington Post. She has also worked for Sports Illustrated and acted as a correspondent on CNBC as well as on NPR's All Things Considered. She is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in English Literature. Jenkins is also known for some of her famous interviews such as Joe Paterno, Head football coach of Pennsylvania State University and Lance Armstrong. In 1986, Jenkins was part of the team nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for stories about the cocaine-related death of University of Maryland All-American Len Bias. It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award in 2000. It was also number one on the New York Times Best Seller list. This book was also awarded the Christopher Award for Adult Books in 2001. It also appeared in the Texas Tayshas Reading List from 2001 to 2002. In 2002 she won the Associated Press¿s Columnist of the Year Award. Her title Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective made The New York Times best seller list for 2013. Her titles include: No Finish Line, Funny Cide: How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took on the Sheiks and Blue Bloods¿and Won, The Real All Americans: The Team That Changed a Game, a People, a Nation and The State of Jones.

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