PACIFIC LADY — THE FIRST WOMAN TO SAIL SOLO ACROSS THE WORLDS LARGEST OCEAN
|Author(s)||Sharon Sites Adams|
|Publisher||University of Nebraska|
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This publication will definitely deserve its place in the list of your favorite books, the one no one can put down. The book will tell the readers a truly fascinating story of an absolutely unusual woman. It features many excellent descriptions of sailing in a small sailboat in the open ocean.
What the readers did like most in this book was the approach taken by the author being totally honest with them about all the problems she had to face at open sea when sailing alone, just imagine how interesting, difficult and even dangerous that was. There were both physical and psychological problems she did encounter; however, it shall be noted how she did describe the sailing, the beautiful things she managed to focus on and this will make the reader go through virtually all the crap they do.
This memoir by Sharon Adams is exciting and so inspiring, recounting the personal path that is leading to her achievements - her childhood spent in the high desert of Oregon, early marriage followed by the painful divorce, so many difficulties that she had to face in her life. In fact, she discovered sailing almost by accident and just six weeks after her first lesson she purchased a sailing boat; eight months after that she managed to set out the world record...
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