Pacific Lady

Pacific Lady

The First Woman to Sail Solo Across the World's Largest Ocean

eBook - 2008
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Inspiring and exciting, Adams's memoir recounts the personal path leading to her historic achievements: a tomboy childhood in the Oregon high desert, an early marriage and painful divorce, and a second marriage that ended when her husband died of cancer. In the wake of his death and almost by accident, Adams discovered sailing. Six weeks after her first sailing lesson she bought a boat, and within eight months she set out to achieve her first world record. Pacific Lady recounts the inward journey that paralleled her sailing feats, as Adams drew on every scrap of courage and navigational skill.
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, Ă2008
ISBN: 9780803218642
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 193 pages, [19] pages of plates) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Coates, Karen J. 1971-


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Sep 01, 2014

So inspiring I think I want to read this again. I doubt I'd ever have the courage to sail alone in the sea for so many days.

Raynpetal Jun 23, 2014

Sharon's story is one of courage and adventure. It was a lot of fun to sit down and share it with her.

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