A Dubray Books Favourite Book of all Time. An endlessly re-readable autobiography that offers a candid and fascinating insight into the complex and problematic life of a sporting great. (Jack Byrne, Kilkenny)
With two chapters on Paula's heart-stopping victories in the New York and London marathons, this is the autobiography of one of the greatest British athletes of modern times - including the full story of her Greek tragedy in Athens.
'You'll go a long way to find a better autobiography. It's raw, unfiltered honesty from start to finish, a captivating account of one man's story that will resonate with so many more.' The Irish Independent
Paul Kimmage's boyhood dreams were of cycling glory: cycling the Tour de France, and of becoming a national hero. He knew it wouldn't come easy. In 1986, he turned professional. That's when he discovered it wasn't about how much you wanted to win, it was about drugs. Here, he talks about the issue of drugs in sport.