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A Full Cup: Sir Thomas Lipton's Extraordinary Life and His Quest for the America's Cup,9781594487606

A Full Cup: Sir Thomas Lipton's Extraordinary Life and His Quest for the America's Cup

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9781594487606

ISBN10:
159448760X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
7/8/2010
Publisher(s):
Penguin Group USA
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Summary

Today Lipton means tea. However, in his time Sir Thomas Lipton was known for much more. In this in-depth biography of Lipton, the founder of Lipton Tea, D'Antonio tells the tale of this larger-than-life figure--a remarkable self-made man and intrepid sailor.

Author Biography

Michael D'Antonio is the author of many acclaimed books, including Atomic Harvest, Tin Cup Dreams, Mosquito, The State Boys Rebellion, Hershey, and Forever Blue. His work has also appeard in Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Discover, Sports Illustrated and many other publications. Among his many awards is the Pulitzer Prize, which he shared with a team of reporters for Newsday.

Table of Contents

Glasgowp. 1
Americap. 13
Homecomingp. 35
P. T. Liptonp. 55
The Big Cheesep. 73
Tea Tomp. 95
Astride the Worldp. 121
A Real Shamrockp. 145
Never Fear!p. 177
Celebrityp. 211
Injured by a Tea Rosep. 239
Lots of Nerve, Lots of Casbp. 265
Sir Thomas Winsp. 295
Postscriptp. 320
Acknowledgmentsp. 323
Sourcesp. 325
Indexp. 343
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