The Resource Young woman and the sea : how Trudy Ederle conquered the English Channel and inspired the world, Glenn Stout

Young woman and the sea : how Trudy Ederle conquered the English Channel and inspired the world, Glenn Stout

Label
Young woman and the sea : how Trudy Ederle conquered the English Channel and inspired the world
Title
Young woman and the sea
Title remainder
how Trudy Ederle conquered the English Channel and inspired the world
Statement of responsibility
Glenn Stout
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1926, a plucky American teenager named Trudy Ederle captured the imagination of the world when she became the first woman to swim the English Channel. Stout offers the dramatic and inspiring story of Ederle's pursuit of a goal no one believed possible, and the price she paid
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stout, Glenn
Dewey number
797.2/1092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV838.E34
LC item number
S76 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ederle, Gertrude
  • Swimmers
  • Women swimmers
Label
Young woman and the sea : how Trudy Ederle conquered the English Channel and inspired the world, Glenn Stout
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Overboard -- The challenge -- Highlands -- The painter -- The Women's Swimming Association -- The crossing -- The teacher -- The channel -- The best girl -- The next man -- Goals -- Rivals -- Records -- Girl in the water -- Trials -- Agony -- Comeback -- Wolffe -- Touched -- Poison -- Cape Gris-Nez --What for? -- Kingsdown -- Shore -- Swept away
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 336 pages, [8] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759835773
Label
Young woman and the sea : how Trudy Ederle conquered the English Channel and inspired the world, Glenn Stout
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Overboard -- The challenge -- Highlands -- The painter -- The Women's Swimming Association -- The crossing -- The teacher -- The channel -- The best girl -- The next man -- Goals -- Rivals -- Records -- Girl in the water -- Trials -- Agony -- Comeback -- Wolffe -- Touched -- Poison -- Cape Gris-Nez --What for? -- Kingsdown -- Shore -- Swept away
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 336 pages, [8] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759835773

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