Taking on the World

Taking on the World

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In finishing yachting's toughest race, the Vendee Globe, Ellen MacArthur became the youngest person ever to complete the race and the fastest woman ever to circumnavigate the globe. The scenes that greeted her arrival were extraordinary; hundreds of thousands of people lined the waterfront in France to cheer La Petite Anglaise. This is her story so far. Dramatic and and deeply affecting, it will move and inspire all who read it.
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Product details

  • Audio cassette | 2 pages
  • 106 x 134 x 18mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Audiobooks
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0141803487
  • 9780141803487

About Ellen MacArthur

Inspired as an 8-year-old by a sailing trip with her aunt, Ellen MacArthur saved her school dinner money for three years to buy her first boat. She went on to win the Young Sailor of the Year award aged 18. Three years later she won the 1998 Sailor of the Year award after winning a single-handed trans-Atlantic race. Ellen is from Whatstandwell in Derbyshire.
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360 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 31% (112)
4 37% (132)
3 27% (96)
2 5% (18)
1 1% (2)
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