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Summary

Cat McCabe is a budding sports journalist who's just been offered the chance of a lifetime - to cover the Tour de France for the Guardian. But, recently dumped by her boyfriend, she's feeling a little on the fragile side and lacking confidence. How will she survive the testosterone-fuelled cycling race? Will she succumb to the muscular thighs of the cyclists - and they to her English gorgeousness? Will her ex show up? How will she survive as one of only a handful of women in the 1,000-strong press corps?

Set against the backdrop of the French countryside, with sex, drugs, Lycra, large bulges and even larger egos, the Tour de France unfolds, with McCabe's life mirroring the peaks, perils and pace of the race.

©1999 Freya North (P)2002 W.F. Howes Ltd

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Title says it all. Awful. Don’t recommend using this for one of your credits.
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Difficult to hear & very poor story line

What disappointed you about Cat?

The story & rcording

What will your next listen be?

Alan Titchmarsh

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Phoebe James?

Maybe

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Not into cycling & lots of foreign names

Any additional comments?

Not up to this authors normal standard