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Author Kaplan, David A., 1956-

Title Mine's bigger : Tom Perkins and the making of the greatest sailing machine ever built / David A. Kaplan.

Publication Info. New York : HarperCollins, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  623.8223 KAPLAN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  623.8223 KAPLAN    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 267, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : Making waves -- Killer instincts -- The old new thing -- Westward bound -- Prophets and profits -- Hull envy -- Ego trips -- Going overboard -- Testing the waters -- Dream boat -- Luxurious machine -- Yachties -- Mine's bigger, mine's bigger -- Epilogue: The Flying Dutchman.
Subject Perkins, Thomas J.
Maltese Falcon (Yacht)
Clipper ships -- 21st century.
Sailors -- United States -- Biography.
Businessmen -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780061227943 hardback
0061227943 hardback
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