During the summer of 1926, four swimmers battled the weather, the odds and each other to become the first woman to conquer the formidable waters of the English Channel.
In this text, the author paints a portrait of a gargantuan struggle that changed the way the world looked at women, both in sport and society.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 360 pages, Illustrations, 1 map, ports.
- Publisher: Short Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/05/2008
- Category: True stories of heroism, endurance & survival
- ISBN: 9781906021290