WOMAN OF STEEL

By: Cherry, Vivien with Wheatley, Keith

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ix, + 183pp., plus 2 x 4 page colour photographically-illustrated sections. Two page b/white map. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards very lightly bumped on lower foredge corners. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Successful environmental engineer and single-handed ocean racer Vivien Cherry was the sole woman amongst the ten skippers hired to drive, cajole and coach the amateur helmsmen in the 28,000 mile British Steel Challenge (1992-1993). Her yacht, 'Coopers & Lybrand', was the focus of intense media attention . . . A "compelling individual story of an unusual sailor in a unique situation". Book weight approx. 600g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: WOMAN OF STEEL

Author Name: Cherry, Vivien with Wheatley, Keith

Categories: Nautical & Maritime, Biography & Autobiography, Sport - Biography,

Edition: First Edition (Stated).

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles Nautical: 1993

ISBN Number: 0713637951

ISBN Number 13: 9780713637953

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Seller ID: 011572

Keywords: AUTOBIOGRAPHY, NAUTICAL, YACHTING, YACHT RACE, THE BRITISH STEEL CHALLENGE, 1992-1993