Taking on the World: A Sailor's Extraordinary Solo Race Around the Globe

By Ellen Mac Arthur
An exuberant, headlong, exhausting ride . . . more than a book about sailboat racing; it's also about a dream ferociously pursued and the price paid for realizing it . . . impossible to put down. --Derek Lundy, author, Godforsaken Sea A story of mythic shape--of a young girl who receives a call to adventure and sets out on a compulsive journey, and finds mentors, tests, dark caves, despair, a supreme ordeal, and triumph. --Peter Nichols, author, A Voyage for Madmen A passionate account that is far more than just another book about racing. --The (London) Times


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Publisher International Marine Publishing
Publish date 04/01/2004
Pages 353
ISBN-13 9780071435444
ISBN-10 0071435441
Language English

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