Book description:Genre: Nonfiction
1st ed. of "The Great Swim".
ISBN 13: 9780802715951
Number of pages: 562
The dramatic story of the four courageous female swimmers who captivated the world in the summer of 1926.Despite the tensions of a world still recovering from World War I, during the summer of 1926, the story that enthralled the public revolved around four young American swimmers�Gertrude Ederle, Mille Gade, Lillian Cannon, and Clarabelle Barrett�who battled the weather,