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

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

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An in-depth biography of Sir Thomas Lipton, the founder of Lipton Tea-a portrait of a remarkable self-made man and intrepid sailor.

Today Lipton means tea. However, in his time Sir Thomas Lipton was known for much more. Raised in desperate poverty, he became rich beyond his wildest dreams. He built a global empire of markets, factories, plantations, and stockyards. And his colorful pursuit of the America's Cup trophy made him a beloved figure on both sides of the… (more)

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Publisher: Riverhead (July 08, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 1.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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