A story of mythic shape- of a young girlwho receives a call to adventureand sets out on a compulsive journey, and finds mentos, tests, dark caves, despair, a supreme ordeal and triumph. On every page is proof of why MacArthur stands out.
In February 2001 twenty four year old Ellen completed the Vendee Globe, the worlds toughest race. As the youngest Briton to circumnavigate the globe singlehanded and as the fastest woman ever to have done so, her achievement was remarkable. But how had a young woman from a small village in Derbyshire come to find a new home among the waves?
394 pages PB