America's Champion Swimmer
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America's Champion Swimmer : Gertrude Ederle

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Trudy Ederle loved to swim, and she was determined to be the best. At seventeen Trudy won three medals at the 1924 Olympics in Paris. But what she planned to do next had never been done by a woman: She would swim across the English Channel in fourteen hours and set a world record.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 223.52 x 274.32 x 5.08mm | 136.08g
  • Voyager Books,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0152052518
  • 9780152052515
  • 647,961

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"Captures the highlights of Ederle's life in evocative images and telling details."--The New York Times Book Review
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About Terry Widener

DAVID ADLER has written more than a hundred books, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man and Mama Played Baseball. He lives on Long Island, New York. TERRY WIDENER's work has been featured in Esquire, Harper's, Sports Illustrated, and on the cover of Time. He's also illustrated several books for children, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man. He lives in McKinney, Texas.
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117 ratings
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