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.

The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802121356
Availability: Out of Print. Not available to order. Call or email for used stock availability.
Published: Grove Press - May 21st, 2013

A "Forbes" Best Book of the Year