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A world of my own

Author: Robin Knox-Johnston
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1969
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robin Knox-Johnston's A World of My Own has become a classic account of the first non-stop, single-handed voyage around the world. In June, 1968, the twenty-nine-year-old Knox-Johnston sailed his ketch, the Suhaili virtually unnoticed out of Falmouth harbor. Sheer determination helped him to survive, among other things, the disintegration of the self-steering system, polluted water tanks and acid burns.
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Named Person: Robin Knox-Johnston
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Knox-Johnston
ISBN: 039302900X 9780393029000
OCLC Number: 26304764
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Morrow, 1970.
Description: xii, 240 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Robin Knox-Johnston.

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Robin Knox-Johnston's A World of My Own has become a classic account of the first non-stop, single-handed voyage around the world. In June, 1968, the twenty-nine-year-old Knox-Johnston sailed his ketch, the Suhaili virtually unnoticed out of Falmouth harbor. Sheer determination helped him to survive, among other things, the disintegration of the self-steering system, polluted water tanks and acid burns.

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