- Author:Tim Krabbé
- Brand:Brand: Bloomsbury USA
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- Sales Rank:76,660
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):7.8 x 5.3 x 0.4
- Publication Date:June 12, 2003
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A literary sports classic, finally available in the U.S.
Originally published in Holland in 1978, The Rider became an instant cult classic, selling over 100,000 copies. Brilliantly conceived and written at a break-neck pace, it is a loving, imaginative, and, above all, passionate tribute to the art of bicycle road racing.
Not a dry history of the sport, The Rider is beloved as a bicycle odyssey, a literary masterpiece that describes in painstaking detail one 150-kilometer race in a mere 150 pages. The Rider is the ultimate book for bike lovers as well as the arm-chair sports enthusiast.
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