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Land of Second Chances

The Impossible Rise of Rwanda's Cycling Team


Συγγραφέας: Lewis Tim
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780224091770
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 304
Διαστάσεις: 20x2x13
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2014
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Land of Second Chances"

** Winner of the British Sports Book Awards 2014 New Writer of the Year ** Where there is hope there can be redemption. Meet Adrien Niyonshuti, a member of the Rwandan cycling team. Adrien was seven years old when he lost his family in the 1994 genocide that tore Rwanda apart. Almost twenty years later he has a shot at representing his country at the Olympics. Meet Jock Boyer, the coach of Team Rwanda. One of the top American cyclists of all time, Jock recognises the innate talent for endurance that the Rwandans possess. A man with a dark past, Jock is in need of a second chance. Meet Tom Ritchey, the visionary inventor of the mountain bike and the U.S. money man looking to recover from a profound personal crisis. In The Land of Second Chances, Tim Lewis charts the incredible true story of the Rwandan cycling team as they overcome impossible odds to inspire a nation.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Lewis Tim
ISBN: 9780224091770
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 13/03/2014
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 304
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 213 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 20x2x13 cm
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2014

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