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Dare the wind : the record-breaking voyage of Eleanor Prentiss and the flying cloud

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Ellen Prentiss's papa said she was born with saltwater in her veins, so he gave her sailing lessons and taught her how to navigate. As soon as she met a man who loved sailing like she did, she married him. When her husband was given command of a clipper ship custom-made to travel quickly, she knew that they would need every bit of its speed for their maiden voyage: out of New York City, down around the tip of Cape Horn, and into San Francisco, where the Gold Rush was well under way. In a time when few women even accompanied their husbands onboard, Ellen Prentiss navigated their ship to set the world record for speed along that route.

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Avon Free Library PIC 921 PRE (Text)
Children's Nonfiction Picture Books
52113300319389
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Geneva Public Library j387.5 F (Text)
Ground Floor Children's Nonfiction
52118300820583
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Gorham Free Library J B PRENTISS (Text)
Juvenile Biography
52119300081663
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Lima Public Library J BIO PRENTISS (Text)
Children's Biography
52139309167131
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Livonia Public Library J 387.50 FER (Text)
Children's Library
52140300400885
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