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Derek Lundy
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Derek Lundy is the bestselling author of Godforsaken Sea: Racing The World's Most Dangerous Waters, The Way of a Ship: A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail, and The Bloody Red Hand: A Journey Through Truth, Myth and Terror in Northern Ireland. He lives and rides on Salt Spring Island, B.C.

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Riding the Edge of America
Written by Derek Lundy

Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage Canada
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

Derek Lundy turns sixty at the end of a year in which three good friends have died. He feels the need to do something radical, and sets out on his motorcycle - a Kawasaki KLR 650 cc single-cylinder “thumper,” which he describes as “unpretentious” and also “butt-ugly.” Fascinated by the United... Read more >

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Godforsaken Sea
The True Story of a Race Through the World's Most Dangerous Waters
Written by Derek Lundy

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 6, 2000
Price: $16.00

"The best book ever written about the terrifying business of single-handed sailing--. Lundy tells a harrowing tale, as tight and gripping as The Perfect Storm or Into Thin Air."—San Francisco Chronicle

A chilling account of the world's most dangerous sailing race, the Vendée Globe, Godforsaken Sea is at once a hair-raising adventure... Read more >
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