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Land of Second Chances The Impossible Rise of Rwanda's Cycling Team

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ISBN-10: 1937715205

ISBN-13: 9781937715205

Edition: 2013

Authors: Tim Lewis

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Nearly two decades after the 1994 genocide that tore the country apart, the African nation of Rwanda remains haunted by its dark past. Yet modern Rwanda, a tiny, landlocked country dropped like a pebble on the equator, is a lush and beautiful land fertile with hope and desperate for heroes who can help it forge a new identity. “Hero” is heavy burden to lay on the slim shoulders of Adrien Niyonshuti, who was only seven years old during the genocide. Yet the young cyclist is obsessed with an Olympic dream that might carry him all the way to the London Games. Supporting Adrien is his coach Jonathan Boyer, the first American to race in the Tour de France and a controversial figure whose hopes…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 10/18/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 276
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Prologue: A Long Ride
Amagare
One Hundred Days
The Dot Connector
Coach
The Five
Ikinamico
Black Magic
Boys on Tour
The Most Famous Rwandan
A Good Machine
Spare Parts
Africanization
The Race
Epilogue: A New House
Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations