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The Last Great Race of Princes

Atlantic( )
Author: Cookman, Scott
Publication Date:Jul 2007
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

The incredible story of the legendary 1905 international yacht race for supremacy on the high seas "Outstanding. Cookman is equally adept at depicting the gut-wrenching tension of ocean racing, the politics, intrigues, skullduggery of billionaires, society snobs, and sailors who make Captain Ahab seem the model of restraint, and a gilded, vanished era under the gathering storm clouds of war." -Neil Hanson, author of The Custom of the Sea It was the last and greatest yacht race of a...
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Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Sailing
Author Biography
Cookman, Scott (Author)
Author Scott Cookman was born in 1952. He wrote two outdoor adventure histories and wrote both cooking features and how-to advice articles for Field and Stream magazine. He died in 2007.


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