Salt, Sweat, Tears

The Men Who Rowed the Oceans
Product Number: EB00394150
Released: Sep 30, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780698170636
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Description

A riveting first-person account and history of rowers who have attempted to navigate across the Atlantic More people have climbed Mount Everest than have rowed across the Atlantic. For more than seventy days, Adam Rackley and his rowing partner ate, slept and rowed in a boat seven meters long by two meters wide, in one of the world's most extreme environments. This is his story of adventure, endurance, and self-discovery. They were following in the wake of pioneers. In 1896 George Harbo and Frank Samuelsen, a pair of Norwegian fisherman, crossed the 2,500 miles in a wooden fishing dory--and their record stood for 114 years. John Fairfax, a smuggler, a gambler, and a shark hunter, was the first to complete the feat singlehandedly in 1969. Others have followed; some have not survived the attempt. This is their story, too.

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Author(s): Adam Rackley
Genre: Sports, History
Original Publish Date: Sep 30, 2014

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Author(s): Adam Rackley
Narrator(s): Ralph Lister
Genre: Sports, History
Product Number DD14696
Released: Oct 21, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781494504427
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Author(s): Adam Rackley
Narrator(s): Ralph Lister
Genre: Sports, History
Product Number Z100089292
Released: Feb 02, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781494524425

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