Journey of a Hope Merchant: From Apartheid to the Elite World of Solo Yacht Racing

Journey of a Hope Merchant: From Apartheid to the Elite World of Solo Yacht Racing

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by Neal Petersen
     
 

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Petersen was born physically disabled and impoverished in apartheid-era South Africa, but was introduced to healing and equality in the waters surrounding Cape Town. This memoir recounts the epic journey that took this misfit kid from a segregated, working class neighborhood to the prestigious world of solo yacht racing.See more details below

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Petersen was born physically disabled and impoverished in apartheid-era South Africa, but was introduced to healing and equality in the waters surrounding Cape Town. This memoir recounts the epic journey that took this misfit kid from a segregated, working class neighborhood to the prestigious world of solo yacht racing.

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Brian Hicks
Neal Petersen has completed two amazing journeys in his life: a single-handed sailboat race around the world and an even more arduous and eventful trip just to make it to the starting line.
author of Ghost Ship and coauthor of Into the Wind, Around Alone: The Story of the World�s Longest Race
Tony Bartelme
From the underwater diamond mines off Africa to the violent storms off Cape Horn, Neal Petersen�s story is a roller-coaster ride that will leave you exhilarated and inspired.
Charleston Post and Courier

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781601940186
Publisher:
Advantage Media Group
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Pages:
201
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.89(d)

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