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Across the savage sea : the first woman to row across the North Atlantic

Author: Maud Fontenoy
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub. ; [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed by Time Warner Book Group, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st English-language edView all editions and formats
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Traces the 2003 journey of the female rower, who crossed the Atlantic in a twenty-four-foot-long boat over the course of one hundred and seventeen days, facing near-freezing water, exhaustion, sharks, dangerous weather, and capsizings.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Maud Fontenoy; Maud Fontenoy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maud Fontenoy
ISBN: 1559707623 9781559707626
OCLC Number: 57040983
Description: xv, 149 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1. The white hell of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. First storm --
Memories of St. Pierre --
First days at sea --
Sponsors and high heels --
The fishermen of St. John's --
Live from the Atlantic --
Fog on the Grand Banks --
Childhood memories --
Near miss --
First bath --
Jellyfish for company --
Part 2. Misleading sun on the gulf stream. Letter from d'Aboville --
Life aboard Pilot --
A shipyard in a field --
On the whale highway --
Tropical storm Dany --
Dolphins --
Longitude 31 ̊west --
A bottle at sea --
End of August --
Part 3. Contrary winds. Thirty-six hours in a gale --
Clouds of plankton --
Tracy Chapman --
Desalinator breakdown --
Easterly winds --
Sill --
Sharks and barnacles --
Storm warning --
One sparrow, three butterflies --
Heading for Spain --
Last night aboard --
Epilogue : Following your dream.
Other Titles: Atlantique face nord.
Responsibility: Maud Fontenoy ; translated from the French by Martin Sokolinsky.
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Traces the 2003 journey of the female rower, who crossed the Atlantic in a twenty-four-foot-long boat over the course of one hundred and seventeen days, facing near-freezing water, exhaustion, sharks, dangerous weather, and capsizings.

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