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Peking to Paris : Life and Love on a Short Drive Around Half the World

Author: Dina Bennett; 3M Company.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May 2007, leaving China?s Great Wall is Car 84, one of 128 antique autos racing in the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge. It?s guided by one Dina Bennett, the world?s least likely navigator: a daydreamer prone to carsickness, riddled with self-doubt, and married to a thrill-seeking perfectionist who is half-human, half-racecar. What could possibly go wrong? Writing for every woman who?s ever doubted herself and any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bennett, Dina.
Peking to Paris.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2013
(DLC) 2014017579
(OCoLC)884961520
Named Person: Dina Bennett; Dina Bennett
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dina Bennett; 3M Company.
ISBN: 9781626362529 1626362521
OCLC Number: 845332583
Notes: Electronic book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title; Copyright; Front Matter; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface: Flirting with Disaster; Beijing: Take One; Courthouse Revelations; Why I Said Yes; Beijing: Take Two; Grill That Beaver, Ride That Ditch; Car Troubles; What I Learned; Beijing: Take Three; In Which I Make Friends; Finding Roxanne; Three, Two, One; Into the Chinese Countryside; Frozen; Borders: Take One; Time Trial; Sandstorm; Giving Up Gold; Ulaanbaatar Pizza; A Ulaanbaatar Pizza; The Nature of Things; Trouble-Free Day, Troubling Evening; What Women Do; Circus Elephant; Morning Rituals; A New Country; Our Private Heaven. FixersSiberian Cartoons; Police Procedural; Truckin'; Ballet; Going Solo; Borders: Take Two; Race Bunny; Bonds; Finished?; Post P2P Blues; Epilogue: Are We There Yet?; Acknowledgments; Appendix 1: Roxanne's Rebuild; Appendix 2: Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2007 Route; Appendix 3: Peking to Paris Competitor Vehicles; Appendix 4: What Roxanne Carried with Her; Appendix 5: Rally Terminology.
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In this thrilling road trip from Peking to Paris, a woman tries to save her car, her marriage, and her confidence from breaking...  Read more...

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