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The Resource The great swim, Gavin Mortimer

The great swim, Gavin Mortimer

Label
The great swim
Title
The great swim
Statement of responsibility
Gavin Mortimer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on primary sources, diaries, and family interviews to document the story of four American athletes who in 1926 became the first women to swim the English Channel, in an account that also cites the media frenzy that surrounded their achievement
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mortimer, Gavin
Dewey number
  • 797.210922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GV837.9
LC item number
.M67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women swimmers
  • Long distance swimming
  • United States
Label
The great swim, Gavin Mortimer
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0809/2008000256-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9780802715951
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008000256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 1588303
  • (OCoLC)166378101
  • (OCoLC)166378101
Label
The great swim, Gavin Mortimer
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0809/2008000256-d.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9780802715951
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008000256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 1588303
  • (OCoLC)166378101
  • (OCoLC)166378101

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