Young Woman and the Sea

Young Woman and the Sea

How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World

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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.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009
ISBN: 9780618858682
0618858687
Branch Call Number: 921 Ederl
Characteristics: xiii, 336 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm

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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.


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tigerman44
May 19, 2010

A fine book about a most remarkable athlete. Enjoyed
the historical facts about
how women were forbidden
to learn how to swim alittle
over a century ago.

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