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The Resource America's girl : the incredible story of how swimmer Gertrude Ederle changed the nation, Tim Dahlberg with Mary Ederle Ward and Brenda Greene

America's girl : the incredible story of how swimmer Gertrude Ederle changed the nation, Tim Dahlberg with Mary Ederle Ward and Brenda Greene

Label
America's girl : the incredible story of how swimmer Gertrude Ederle changed the nation
Title
America's girl
Title remainder
the incredible story of how swimmer Gertrude Ederle changed the nation
Statement of responsibility
Tim Dahlberg with Mary Ederle Ward and Brenda Greene
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An intimate look at the life and trials of Gertrude Ederle, who in 1926 not only became the first woman to swim across the English Channel, but broke the record set by men
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dahlberg, Tim
Dewey number
  • 797.2/1092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV838.E34
LC item number
D34 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ward, Mary Ederle
  • Greene, Brenda
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ederle, Gertrude
  • Ederle, Gertrude
  • Swimmers
  • Women swimmers
  • Swimmers
  • Women swimmers
  • United States
Label
America's girl : the incredible story of how swimmer Gertrude Ederle changed the nation, Tim Dahlberg with Mary Ederle Ward and Brenda Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-283) 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
Contents
  • Channelitis strikes Cape Gris-Nez
  • A hero's welcome
  • The nest one has to be a blonde
  • "Don't weep for me."
  • "Bring on your old channel"
  • Humbled but not beaten
  • Suited for a swim
  • Swifter, higher, stronger
  • Different time, same old channel
  • A promise from Pop
  • "Come out, Gertie." "What for?"
  • The celluloid web
Control code
ocn269455470
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 294 pages
Isbn
9780312382650
Lccn
2008046034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40016995349
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)269455470
Label
America's girl : the incredible story of how swimmer Gertrude Ederle changed the nation, Tim Dahlberg with Mary Ederle Ward and Brenda Greene
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-283) 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
Contents
  • Channelitis strikes Cape Gris-Nez
  • A hero's welcome
  • The nest one has to be a blonde
  • "Don't weep for me."
  • "Bring on your old channel"
  • Humbled but not beaten
  • Suited for a swim
  • Swifter, higher, stronger
  • Different time, same old channel
  • A promise from Pop
  • "Come out, Gertie." "What for?"
  • The celluloid web
Control code
ocn269455470
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 294 pages
Isbn
9780312382650
Lccn
2008046034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40016995349
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)269455470

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