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Challenging the Pacific The First Woman to Row the Kon-Tiki Route

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ISBN-10: 1559708182

ISBN-13: 9781559708180

Edition: 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Maud Fontenoy, Anthony Roberts

List price: $24.00
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Named one of Time Magazine International's 30 most importantpeople of 2005, Maud Fontenoy presents us with a terrific, entertainingadventure story on the high seas as she challenges the Pacific Ocean-a featno woman before her ever accomplished. Already the first woman to row aloneacross the North Atlantic, Maud raised the bar to defy the elements, thedaunting solitude, and the circling sharks of the South Pacific on hersecond solo voyage. She overcame all the odds as well as her personaldoubts and fears, demonstrating not only her indomitable courage andstrength but proving once again that women can conquer the most difficultand treacherous obstacles.
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Publication date: 11/9/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 166
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Maud Fontenoy was born to the sea, having lived on her parents� fifty-five-foot schoonerfor the first fifteen years of her life. When she accomplished her miraculous crossing,she was twenty-five years old. On March 26, 2005, she became the first woman to row soloacross the South Pacific. She lives in France.nbsp;