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The Red Rose Crew: A True Story of Women, Winning, and the Water

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A Boston Globe bestseller, now in paperback — "The Red Rose Crew is a terrific book. It's not just for rowers — it's as universally appealing as The Horse Whisperer." --John Casey, author of Spartina More than twenty years before Mia Hamm led the U.S. women's soccer team to win the 1999 World Cup, a group of amazing women rowed their way to international success and glory, battling sexual prejudice, bureaucracy, and male domination in one of the most grueling and competitive sports. Now their gripping story of bravery, determination, and indomitable spirit is told in The Red Rose Crew.

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More than twenty years before Mia Hamm led the U.S. women's soccer team to win the 1999 World Cup, a group of amazing women rowed their way to international success and glory, battling sexual prejudice, bureaucracy, and male domination in one of the most grueling and competitive sports. Now their gripping story of bravery, determination, and indomitable spirit is told in The Red Rose Crew.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786889860
Author:
Boyne, Daniel J.
Publisher:
Hyperion Books
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Canoeing
Subject:
Olympics
Subject:
Women rowers
Subject:
Boating
Subject:
Outdoors-Canoeing Kayaking and Rafting
Edition Description:
TradePB
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1875 in 8.96 oz
Age Level:
18

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"Synopsis" by , More than twenty years before Mia Hamm led the U.S. women's soccer team to win the 1999 World Cup, a group of amazing women rowed their way to international success and glory, battling sexual prejudice, bureaucracy, and male domination in one of the most grueling and competitive sports. Now their gripping story of bravery, determination, and indomitable spirit is told in The Red Rose Crew.
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