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Around Alone

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Published by Macmillan U.K. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: sport,
  • Sailing,
  • True stories of endurance & survival,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Voyages And Travels,
  • Travel - General,
  • Travel,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • Sports & Recreation / Sailing,
  • Sailing, Single-handed,
  • Voyages around the world

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9365498M
    ISBN 100330431544
    ISBN 109780330431545


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