Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2003
CS ISBN 0739307126 $18.00 Four cassettes
CD ISBN 0739303627 $24.95 Four CDs
Bike race enthusiasts will love the intricate race details and insights into the mind of five-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong. Oliver Wyman reads selections from each race with flair, creating an edge-of-the-seat feeling for the listener, even when the outcome is already known. Wyman excels when reading about Armstrong's anger and frustration with French officials, the rigors of drug testing, and particularly tough competitors. Throughout the book, Armstrong includes many personal thoughts, life philosophies, and beliefs, addressing his struggles with family life, cancer survival, long-distance parenting, perseverance, goal-setting, and reaching dreams. Wyman presents these with passion and conviction, giving Armstrong a persona that is warm but driven. H.L.S.
(c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 04]