The Red Rose Crew by Daniel J. Boyne
A True Story of Women, Winning, and the Water

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More than twenty years ago, a group of amazing women rowed their way to international success and glory, battling sexual prejudice, bureaucracy, and male domination in one of the most grueling and competitive sports. This gripping story of bravery, determination, and indomitable spirit captures a compelling moment in the history of sports.
 

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Daniel J. Boyne is the Director of Recreational Rowing at Harvard University.
 
Published October 1, 2005 by Lyons Press. 232 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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The author limns appealing portraits of the most prominent personalities in the crew, including Carie Graves (whose father had been a national champion), elder stateswoman Gail Pierson (along for her last hurrah), the fierce overachiever Chris Ernst (nearly a foot shorter than some of her teammat...

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