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The great swim

Author: Gavin Mortimer
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co. : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Draws on primary sources, diaries, and family interviews to document the story of four American athletes who in 1926 became the first women to swim the English Channel, in an account that also cites the media frenzy that surrounded their achievement.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mortimer, Gavin.
Great swim.
New York : Walker & Company : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)608473962
Named Person: Mille Gade; Lillian Cannon; Clarabelle Barrett; Gertrude Ederle
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Mortimer
ISBN: 9780802715951 0802715958 0802717497 9780802717498
OCLC Number: 166378101
Description: 325 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Gavin Mortimer.
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Draws on primary sources, diaries, and family interviews to document the story of four American athletes who in 1926 became the first women to swim the English Channel, in an account that also cites the media frenzy that surrounded their achievement.

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