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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Today Lipton means tea. However, in his time Sir Thomas Lipton was known for much more than the Lipton tea empire. Raised in desperate poverty, he would build a global empire of markets, factories, plantations, and stockyards. But his epic pursuit of the America's Cup-a yachting trophy and the ultimate in international sport-made him a beloved figure on both sides of the Atlantic.

More than a story of innovation and achievement, A Full Cup also explores Lipton's… (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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