America's victory: the heroic story of a team of ordinary Americans-- and how they won the greatest yacht race ever

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Free Press,
Pub. Date:
2003.
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English
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Set against the backdrop of the first world's fair in London, America's Victory takes listeners into a world rich in adventure and history in an unforgettable story of skill, daring, and honor at the heart of our national identity. In 1850, a brilliant young boat designer and an unlikely team of humble, hard working men faced the might and arrogance of the British empire in a yacht race for The Great Exhibition in England. Revolutionary in design and strikingly beautiful, the schooner America set sail against the world's greatest maritime nation. This is an account of an amazing feat accomplished long ago at the turning point in the growth of a young nation's confidence, but it is also the story of a victory of the American spirit that bravely lives on today.
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9780743235167
148156286
9781481562867
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subject_facet America (Yacht), America's Cup, Yacht racing -- History -- 19th century
title_display America's victory : the heroic story of a team of ordinary Americans, and how they won the greatest yacht race ever
title_full America's victory : the heroic story of a team of ordinary Americans, and how they won the greatest yacht race ever / David W. Shaw, America's victory : the heroic story of a team of ordinary Americans-- and how they won the greatest yacht race ever [electronic resource] / David W. Shaw
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title_sub the heroic story of a team of ordinary Americans-- and how they won the greatest yacht race ever
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