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The Race: An Inside Account of What It's Like to Compete in the Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race from Plymouth, England

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The Race: An Inside Account of What It's Like to Compete in the Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race from Plymouth, England

by Hubbard, J. T. W

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ISBN 10
0393033139
ISBN 13
9780393033137
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Place_Pub: New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1986. First Edition. First Printing. good, fair. 240, illus., DJ worn and soiled: edge tears/chips. Complete subtitle: An inside account of what it's like to compete in the Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race from Plymouth, England, to Newport, Rhode Island. A university professor sails a boat he built by himself in a single handed transatlantic race. He tells the story with a brilliant mix of drama, wit, and insight.

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Bookseller
Ground Zero Books, Ltd. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
53276
Title
The Race: An Inside Account of What It's Like to Compete in the Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race from Plymouth, England
Author
Hubbard, J. T. W
Book condition
Used - good, fair
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition. First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0393033139
ISBN 13
9780393033137
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Place of Publication
Place_Pub: New York
Date published
1986
Keywords
Sailors, Racing, Cutter Johan Lloyd, OSTAR '84, Rhode Island Sound, Plymouth, England, St Brendan's Beacon, Boat Races

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