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Pacific lady the first woman to sail solo across the world"s largest ocean by Sharon Sites Adams

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Adams, Sharon Sites -- Travel -- Pacific Ocean,
  • Sailing, Single-handed -- Pacific Ocean,
  • Sailors -- United States -- Biography,
  • Women sailors -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSharon Sites Adams with Karen J. Coates ; foreword by Randall Reeves.
GenreBiography.
SeriesOutdoor lives
ContributionsCoates, Karen J., 1971-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG530.A132 A33 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16679775M
ISBN 109780803211384
LC Control Number2008010457
OCLC/WorldCa213407353

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