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WOMAN OF STEEL by  Keith  Vivien with Wheatley - First Edition (Stated) - 1993 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

WOMAN OF STEEL

by Cherry, Vivien with Wheatley, Keith

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good +


London: Adlard Coles Nautical, 1993. 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. . First Edition (Stated). Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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