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TOUR de LIFE: From Coma to Competition

TOUR de LIFE: From Coma to Competition
Publisher: Salt Lke City, Three Story Press
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Edition: First edition - hard cover in dust jacket
ISBN: 9781974849225
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Book Description and Condition

Book description and condition

On the afternoon of April 4, 2008, twenty-three-year-old pro cyclist Saul Raisin charged toward the finish line of a European tune-up race in preparation for his first Grand Tour, the Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy). He CRASHED, fell into a coma and he required emergency brain surgery. Doctors didn't expect him to survive. Prior to his crash, trainers were in awe of his early-season strength.

After the crash that strength paid huge dividends. This is the story not merely of Saul Raisin's miraculous return to life, but of the awe-inspiring resumption of his quest to win cycling's most prestigious race, The Tour de France. 235 x 160mm., pp. 6, 279, colour plates, Hard cover in dust jacket. Contents, SIGNED by PAUL RAISIN with personal inscription front endpaper, 'To Justin my best!! Saul Raisin - - Hope . . . 'Nothing but blue skies ahead'; dust jacket, few light 'indent marks' on back. VG+

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