A fly-on-the-wall account of the greatest drama in modern sporting history by the New York Times cycling correspondent. As Lance Armstrong's precipitous fall from grace continues, New York Times sports reporter Juliet Macur takes the reader behind the scenes to bring to life the astonishing twists and turns of the scandal that has rocked the world of cycling. With unprecedented access to the key players in the drama - from Armstrong's fellow cyclists and top cycling officials to doctors, trainers and wives - 'Cycle of Lies' reveals how Armstrong built a fortress of people around him to protect his image and upend the lives of anybody who stood in his way. As America's fallen idol faces potential perjury charges, 'Cycle of Lies' widens the focus to expose corruption at all levels of the sport in a thrilling, page-turning work of contemporary narrative history.
Publication date: 04/03/2014
Publisher: William Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||4th March 2014|
|Publisher:||William Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||The Real World,|
Juliet Macur is a leading sports reporter for The New York Times. Since 2004, she has covered the Olympics and Olympic sports, doping and legal issues for the paper. She has been at the forefront of reporting the Lance Armstrong story. She lives in New York City.More About Juliet Macur