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When he is born, Andre propels his mother's life in a new direction.
His father, an executive who organizes Olympic competitions around the world and doesn't know when to come back home, strives to make him a wordly citizen.
Cycling, his life acquires purpose: becoming an Olympic para-athlete.
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Book Title: Riding by Cassia Cassitas
Category: Adult fiction, 254 pages
Genre: Parenting & Relationship / Special Needs
Release date: April 2015
Available for review in: Print, ebook - mobi (for Kindle), ePub
Will send books: USA & Canada
Tour dates: Aug 17 to Sept 18
Content Rating: PG
Amidst real events and landscapes, men and women like us wander the cities we inhabit, rehearsing happier lives in the pages of this motivational narrative. From each one, destiny took a part to make them perfect.
When he is born, Andre propels his mother's life in a new direction. His father, an executive who organizes Olympic competitions around the world and doesn't know when to come back home, strives to make him a wordly citizen. Cycling, his life acquires purpose: becoming an Olympic para-athlete.
Together with his friends, he experiences disappointments and new beginnings. A doctor that builds robots, the daughter of a lonely teenager, and a retired athlete teach André how to overcome his limits and live his dream.
Set in Curitiba with breaks in Los Angeles, Seoul, Johannesburg and Soweto, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing and London, the narrative ends in 2012, in Rio de Janeiro.
As a tribute to all those who choose to sign the next episodes of their lives, this book is about overcoming one’s self amid achievements, obstacles, love and heroism, written behind the scenes of life.
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Meet the author:
"In my mind, words came in strides. They aligned themselves in arguments that were ready for combat after rebelling themselves - and that was just inkling. Were was my certainty to support the new image? And where were my emotions, with their brushes to bring color to life?"
Born in the interior of the state of Paraná, Cassia Cassitas accumulated various degrees throughout her carreer in Information Technology. The author of three novels, her texts convey ideas accumulated amidst the smell of coffee plantations, shoe factories, and the technology of the 20th century. These texts deal with life-altering episodes, in a path lit by a harmonious blend of memories and imagination.
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9/14/2015 02:41:58 pm
This seems to be an interesting story.
9/15/2015 04:58:31 am
From an early age, I was fascinated with the life stories of how Olympic athletes lived & trained to become Olympians. This blurb has captured by fancy & Im dying to read it. Thanks for the chance.
9/15/2015 05:14:40 am
Cycling is a sport that frees the soul and grounds one at the same time. I'd love to read this book.
Sardis Nook Reader
9/15/2015 05:17:09 am
I really want insight into this foreign world of competition sports &olympic competition. Pick me,please!
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