Reception for Julian Guthrie's The Billionaire & the Mechanic

Friday, July 5, 2013 - 5:00pm

On Friday, July 5th from 5pm to 7pm, Green Apple Books and Sports Basement are delighted to host Julian Guthrie (SF Chronicle reporter) for a Happy Hour, Author Book Signing and Meet & Greet with Oracle Racing Team members. Join us as Guthrie shares from her book, The Billionaire and the Mechanic opening weekend of the America's Cup Race. With exclusive access to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison over more than a year, Julian tells the dramatic true story of a decade-long quest to win the America's Cup, the oldest trophy in international sports and sailing's greatest prize.  She tells of the colorful history of the America's Cup, the behind-the-scenes technology and material science, and the human story of the builders, engineers, and sailors who make it happen.   RSVP here.

ISBN: 9780802121356
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-5 business days from warehouse for in store pickup. Allow extra time for home delivery.
Published: Grove Press - May 21st, 2013

The America’s Cup, first awarded in 1851, is the oldest trophy in international sports, and one of the most hotly contested.