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One Girl One Dream

Laura Dekker


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PUBLISHED: 21st November 2016
ISBN: 9781775540991
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The amazing autobiographical account of the youngest ever solo circumnavigation of the Earth. First time in English! If you want to see the other side of the world, you can do two things: turn the world upside down, or travel there yourself. In 2012, at the age of just 16, Laura Dekker became the youngest sailor ever to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe. In realising her long-held dream, she had not only braved the wild oceans and long weeks of solitude at sea, but also the doubts and sometimes hostile resistance of officials. In this remarkable account of her incredible journey - for the first time in English - Laura describes in her own words what it is like to sail solo around the world, and the determination it takes to do it at such a young age. Exciting, awe-inspiring and inspirational, this is a real-life adventure for readers of all ages.
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  • Paperback
    $17.49
PUBLISHED: 21st November 2016
ISBN: 9781775540991
ANNOTATION:
The amazing autobiographical account of the youngest ever solo circumnavigation of the Earth. First time in English! If you want to see the other side of the world, you can do two things: turn the world upside down, or travel there yourself. In 2012, at the age of just 16, Laura Dekker became the youngest sailor ever to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe. In realising her long-held dream, she had not only braved the wild oceans and long weeks of solitude at sea, but also the doubts and sometimes hostile resistance of officials. In this remarkable account of her incredible journey - for the first time in English - Laura describes in her own words what it is like to sail solo around the world, and the determination it takes to do it at such a young age. Exciting, awe-inspiring and inspirational, this is a real-life adventure for readers of all ages.

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The amazing autobiographical account of the youngest ever solo circumnavigation of the Earth. First time in English! If you want to see the other side of the world, you can do two things: turn the world upside down, or travel there yourself. In 2012, at the age of just 16, Laura Dekker became the youngest sailor ever to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe. In realising her long-held dream, she had not only braved the wild oceans and long weeks of solitude at sea, but also the doubts and sometimes hostile resistance of officials. In this remarkable account of her incredible journey - for the first time in English - Laura describes in her own words what it is like to sail solo around the world, and the determination it takes to do it at such a young age. Exciting, awe-inspiring and inspirational, this is a real-life adventure for readers of all ages.

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The amazing autobiographical account of the youngest ever solo circumnavigation of the Earth. First time in English!

If you want to see the other side of the world, you can do two things: turn the world upside down, or travel there yourself.

In 2012, at the age of just 16, Laura Dekker became the youngest sailor ever to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe. In realising her long-held dream, she had not only braved the wild oceans and long weeks of solitude at sea, but also the doubts and sometimes hostile resistance of officials.

In this remarkable account of her incredible journey - for the first time in English - Laura describes in her own words what it is like to sail solo around the world, and the determination it takes to do it at such a young age.

Exciting, awe-inspiring and inspirational, this is a real-life adventure for readers of all ages.

Author Biography

Laura Dekker is the youngest ever sailor to circumnavigate the world solo, achieving her dream in 2012 aged only 16, having defied authorities in her native Holland as well as the elements on her 15-month-long odyssey. Of German and Dutch parentage, she now lives in New Zealand.

Product Details

Author
Laura Dekker
Pages
320
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
Year
2016
ISBN-10
1775540995
ISBN-13
9781775540991
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Media
Book
Publication Date
2016-11-21