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The Secret Race

Author : Tyler Hamilton
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“The holy grail for disillusioned cycling fans . . . The book’s power is in the collective details, all strung together in a story that is told with such clear-eyed conviction that you never doubt its veracity. . . . The Secret Race isn’t just a game changer for the Lance Armstrong myth. It’s the game ender.”—Outside NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD The Secret Race is the book that rocked the world of professional cycling—and exposed, at long last, the doping culture surrounding the sport and its most iconic rider, Lance Armstrong. Former Olympic gold medalist Tyler Hamilton was once one of the world’s top-ranked cyclists—and a member of Lance Armstrong’s inner circle. Over the course of two years, New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle conducted more than two hundred hours of interviews with Hamilton and spoke with numerous teammates, rivals, and friends. The result is an explosive page-turner of a book that takes us deep inside a shadowy, fascinating, and surreal world of unscrupulous doctors, anything-goes team directors, and athletes so relentlessly driven to win that they would do almost anything to gain an edge. For the first time, Hamilton recounts his own battle with depression and tells the story of his complicated relationship with Lance Armstrong. This edition features a new Afterword, in which the authors reflect on the developments within the sport, and involving Armstrong, over the past year. The Secret Race is a courageous, groundbreaking act of witness from a man who is as determined to reveal the hard truth about his sport as he once was to win the Tour de France. With a new Afterword by the authors. “Loaded with bombshells and revelations.”—VeloNews “[An] often harrowing story . . . the broadest, most accessible look at cycling’s drug problems to date.”—The New York Times “ ‘If I cheated, how did I get away with it?’ That question, posed to SI by Lance Armstrong five years ago, has never been answered more definitively than it is in Tyler Hamilton’s new book.”—Sports Illustrated “Explosive.”—The Daily Telegraph (London)

The Secret Race Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France Doping Cover ups and Winning at All Costs

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A look into the world of professional cycling as seen by a teammate of Lance Armstrong.

The Secret Race Anglo Indians

Author : Warren Brown
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Anglo-Indians are the only English speaking, Christian community in India, whose Mother tongue is English and who have a Western lifestyle in the sub-continent of India. Anglo-Indians originated during the Colonial period in India. When British soldiers and traders had affairs or married Indian women their offspring came to be known as Anglo-Indians or Eurasians in history.

Hunting Hitler s Nukes

Author : Damien Lewis
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'You couldn't make these stories up: yet they're true, and Lewis does the memory of these extraordinary men full justice in a tale that is both heart-stopping and moving' Evening Standard 'Suicidal bravery, untold moral courage and awe-inspiring survival. An utterly compelling read' Bear Grylls From the bestselling author of true military classics ZERO SIX BRAVO, THE NAZI HUNTERS and CHURCHILL'S SECRET WARRIORS In the Spring of 1940, as Britain reeled from defeats on all fronts and America seemed frozen in isolation, one fear united the British and American leaders like no other: the Nazis had stolen a march on the Allies towards building the atomic bomb. So began the hunt for Hitler's nuclear weapons - nothing else came close in terms of priorities. It was to be the most secret war of those wars fought amongst the shadows. The highest stakes. The greatest odds. Prior to the outbreak of the war the massive German chemicals conglomerate I.G. Farben - the future manufacturers of Zyklon-B, the gas used in the Nazi concentration camps - had started producing bulk supplies of deuterium oxide - heavy water - at the remote Norwegian plant of Vemork. This was the central target of three separate missions - Operations GROUSE, FRESHMAN and GUNNERSIDE - over the ensuing four years. As Churchill commented: 'The actual facts in many cases were equal to the most fantastic inventions of romance and melodrama. Tangle with tangle, plot and counter-plot, ruse and treachery, cross and double-cross, true agent, false agent, double agent, gold and steel, the bomb, the dagger and the firing party were interwoven in a texture so intricate as to be incredible yet true.' Damien Lewis's new bestseller intercuts the hunt for the scientists, the raw materials and the plant, with the cloak and dagger intelligence game being played in the shadows. This relied in part on ENIGMA intercepts to guide the SOE's hand. Lewis delves into some of the most extraordinarily inventive and Machiavellian innovations at the SOE, and their related research and training schools, whereby the enemy were tricked, deceived, framed, blackmailed and double and triple-crossed, all in the name of stopping the Reich from getting the bomb.

The Secret Footballer What the Physio Saw

Author : The Secret Footballer
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He’s back – and this time he’s got company. The Secret Footballer has teamed up with one of the most highly respected physios in the game to bring you the stories of a football season through the eyes of someone who has covered over 1000 games in his career and who knows the most intimate of details about every player he treats. From the pre-season pressures of a new manager and players who have overindulged on their summer breaks, to witnessing some truly horrific (and sometimes career-ending) injuries; from star players who think nothing of using him as their personal family doctor to revealing some of the more unconventional treatments players choose to experiment with, the physio truly has seen it all. Alongside this privileged glimpse into the physio’s world, The Secret Footballer will be telling his own tales of injury, pain and perseverance with his trademark insight and wit.

Race for the Secret Code

Author : Jeanette Windle
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Jeanette Windle's engaging, exciting Christian fiction series for preteens. When their father is accused of selling defense information to a Middle Eastern terrorist, Justin works to prove his father's innocence while Jenny struggles to understand the dilemma that throws their family into grave danger.

The Ass Race Or the Secret History of Archy Armstrong Fool to King Charles I Extracted from a MSS sic

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The Secret Horsepower Race

Author : Calum E. Douglas
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The piston engines that powered Second World War fighters, the men who designed them, and the secret intelligence work carried out by both Britain and Germany would determine the outcome of the first global air war. Advanced jet engines may have been in development but every militarily significant air battle was fought by piston-engined fighters. Whoever designed the most powerful piston engines would win air superiority and with it the ability to dictate the course of the war as a whole. This is the never-before-told story of a high-tech race, hidden behind the closed doors of design offices and intelligence agencies, to create the war's best fighter engine. Using the fruits of extensive research in archives around the world together with the previously unpublished memoirs of fighter engine designers, author Calum E. Douglas tells the story of a desperate contest between the world's best engineers - the Secret Horsepower Race.

The Race to Truth

Author : Emma O'Reilly
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When Emma O'Reilly joined the US Postal cycling team in 1996, she could have had no idea how she would become a central figure in the biggest doping scandal in sporting history. Yet when Lance Armstrong, starting his comeback from cancer, signed for US Postal, it was Emma, the only woman on the team, who became his personal soigneur. This is the definitive inside story of that time, and of the enormous repercussions that resonate to this day for Emma, Lance and the whole sport. Emma had the strength to break cycling's omerta by speaking out against the culture of doping. She thought she would be one of many whistleblowers, doing what she believed was right. Isolated and shunned by the sport she loved, however, her reputation was systematically destroyed. And yet she had the courage to bounce back, and remarkably, to forgive those who made her existence a living hell. This is the ultimate memoir of truth and its many consequences.

The Secret Doctrine

Author : H. P. Blavatsky
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A three-volume 'synthesis of science, religion, and philosophy' by one of the nineteenth century's most controversial spiritualists.

Theosophy and the Secret Doctrine Condensed

Author : Harriet L. Henderson
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Conrad and Gender

Author : Andrew Michael Roberts
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Out of Touch

Author : Maureen Frances Curtin
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Looks at the figurative use of skin in the works of Virginia Woolf, Ralph Ellison, Thomas Pynchon, and Kathy Acker.

The Secret to Life Right Under Your Nose

Author : Meijer Bjorn
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"THE SECRET TO LIFE: Right Under Your Nose" explains the basic rules that govern our existence. How do we get what we want? Why do certain things happen to me? How can I make my life better? This book explains all of these questions and more!

The Gnostic Bible

Author : Willis Barnstone
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Gnosticism was a wide-ranging religious movement of the first millennium CE—with earlier antecedents and later flourishings—whose adherents sought salvation through knowledge and personal religious experience. Gnostic writings offer striking perspectives on both early Christian and non-Christian thought. For example, some gnostic texts suggest that god should be celebrated as both mother and father, and that self-knowledge is the supreme path to the divine. Only in the past fifty years has it become clear how far the gnostic influence spread in ancient and medieval religions—and what a marvelous body of scriptures it produced. The selections gathered here, in poetic, readable translation, represent Jewish, Christian, Hermetic, Mandaean, Manichaean, Islamic, and Cathar expressions of gnostic spirituality. Their regions of origin include Egypt, the Greco-Roman world, the Middle East, Syria, Iraq, China, and France. Also included are introductions, notes, an extensive glossary, and a wealth of suggestions for further reading.

The New Era

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Forbidden Fruit

Author : Esther Lyons
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Born in India and now living in Australia, Lyons was presented with a plaque commemorating her familys place in history. A descendant of Francois Bienvenu dit Delisle, one of the Frenchmen who helped Cadillac found the city in 1701 Andrea Blum, Heritage Sunday Newspapers, Detroit Sunday July 29, 2001 This is a remarkable book. Its author tells the dramatic story of her tireless search for her father after his departure from India and, in the course of it, her indomitable struggle for an identity, against innumerable and seemingly insuperable obstacles posed by the confl icting background Dr.W.A. Suchting, Reader, Dept of Philosophy, University of Sydney, Australia What an extraordinary story! Thank you for being force enough to write such a powerful, inspiring story. Written by a lady of great gifts courage, truth, integrity, intelligence, forgiveness... Br Charles Howard, Ex-Provincial, Marist Brothers, Sydney, Australia A powerful work written by a courageous author. The reader will be encouraged in the end by the triumph of human spirit. Alfred Holland, The Age newspaper, Melbourne, Australia This autobiography is a heart-breaking search of a child at home and abroad for a father, the tribulation of alienation from, and rejection by ones own society, the despair of youth fi nding little reason to count blessing through adulthood. Michael Flannery, The Statesman of India, Calcutta, India. Forbidden Fruit describes a place and a time that lives on only in the memories of many people. The India of today is a vastly different place to that in the 1940s and 1950s and so the Anglo- Indians and Indians of today are a very different people. Adrian Gilbert, Editor, Anglo-Indian Association, Melbourne, Australia.

Seven Deadly Sins

Author : David Walsh
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The basis for the upcoming major motion picture The Program directed by Stephen Frears (High Fidelity, The Queen, Philomena), starring Chris O'Dowd as journalist David Walsh and Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong. When Lance Armstrong won his first Tour de France in 1999, the sports world had found a charismatic new idol. Journalist David Walsh was among a small group covering the tour who suspected Armstrong’s win wasn’t the feel-good story it seemed to be. From that first moment of doubt, the next thirteen years of Walsh’s life would be focused on seeking the answers to a series of hard questions about Armstrong’s astonishing success. As Walsh delved ever deeper into the shadow world of performance-enhancing drugs in professional athletics, he accumulated a mounting pile of evidence that led a furious Armstrong to take legal action against him. But he could not make Walsh—or the story—go away, and in the autumn of 2012, Walsh was vindicated when the cyclist was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. With this remarkable book, Walsh has produced both the definitive account of the Armstrong scandal, and a testament to the importance of journalists who are willing to report a difficult truth over a popular fantasy.

Lady of the Sea and Other Poems

Author : Warren Brown
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This collection of poems explores a number of interesting topics from Ninjas and Shoguns, to Robin Hood, Britain's Got Talent, to poems on Nature, Elvis Presley, the Piccadilly Line and the History of London.Warren Brown has been writing Poetry since the age of Eighteen and has published a number of his poems in magazines, newspapers, blogs,poetry.com and in the Anthology of Poetry, published by the Watermark Press, USA.Warren enjoys writing poems and has also tried his hand at writing a variety of verse, from the Limerick to the Clerihew. In a number of his poems, Warren likes to narrate a story, while creating a character and a situation, using powerful word imagery.The Reader will find the poems of Warren Brown to be both inspiring and educational, with a lot of positive expressions related to life, the nature of man, the growth of the person, the development of society, in our Modern Age and the evolution of the human race.

The Secret of the Great White Race

Author : Richard T. Osborne
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A History of the Biblical tribes of Israel. Traces the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel from the time of their Assyrian captivity to their arrival in Europe as the Germanic, Celtic, and Nordic tribes. Shows the Aryan race to be the true Israel of the Bible.