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The great swim

Call Number

  • 797.21 M888 (CEN)

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1st U.S. ed.

Publication Information

New York : Walker & Company : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008.

Physical Description

325 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.


Draws on primary sources, diaries, and family interviews to document the story of four American athletes who in 1926 became the first women to swim the English Channel, in an account that also cites the media frenzy that surrounded their achievement.

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