Zusammenfassung What begins as the sheer desire for adventure turns into a spiritual quest as a young woman comes to terms with her family! her dreams! and her first love. Tania Aebi was an unambitious eighteen-year-old! a bicycle messenger in New York City by day! a Lower East Side barfly at night. In short! she was going nowhereuntil her father offered her a challenge: Tania could choose either a college education or a twenty-six-foot sloop. The only catch was that if she chose the sailboat! she'd have to sail around the worldalone. She chose the boat! and for the next two and a half years and 27!000 miles! it was her home. With only her cat as companion! she discovered the wondrous beauties of the Great Barrier Reef and the death-dealing horrors of the Red Sea. She suffered through a terrifying collision with a tanker in the Mediterranean and a lightning storm off the coast of Gibraltar. And! ultimately! what began with the sheer desire for adventure turned into a spiritual quest as Tania came to terms with her troubled family life! fell in love for the first time! andmost of allconfronted her own needs! desires! dreams! and goals. . . . Informationen zum Autor Tania Aebi is a bestselling author who! in 1985! became the youngest woman to sail around the world alone. Her book Maiden Voyage has been published in eight countries.
Tania Aebi is a bestselling author who, in 1985, became the youngest woman to sail around the world alone. Her book Maiden Voyage has been published in eight countries.