'Lance Armstrong is one of those few cyclists whose fame transcends the limits of his sport.' BBC News 'His world is not only that of cycling, it is the world of American celebrity: of Super Bowl parties with Elton John, weekends at Kevin Costner's house, lunch with Brad Pitt.' Observer Praise for the US edition entitled Armstrong's War 'An intimate, insightful, unflinching look at the greatest athlete of our time. Daniel Coyle has given us a hugely entertaining, nuanced portrait of a larger-than-life figure and his turbo-charged world. I couldn't put the book down.' Jon Krakauer, author of the bestselling Under the Banner of Heaven, Into Thin Air, and Into the Wild
About the Author
Dan Coyle was born in Nome, Alaska. A former Editor of Outside magazine in the States, he is one of the most respected magazine journalists in his native country, having contributed feature articles to the likes of Men's Journal, Esquire and Sport's Illustrated. His writings have ranged from an interview with cyclist Tyler Hamilton to a profile of the captain of the Exxon Valdez, for which he was shortlisted for the National Magazines Award for Feature Writer of the Year in 1990. He has also had two books published (fiction and non-fiction titles) and currently lives in Girona, Spain.