A Full Cup

Sir Thomas Lipton's Extraordinary Life and His Quest for the America's Cup

by Michael D'Antonio

A Full Cup

Hardcover, 354 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 | purchase

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A Full Cup
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Sir Thomas Lipton's Extraordinary Life and His Quest for the America's Cup
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Michael D'Antonio

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An in-depth profile of the founder of Lipton Tea describes his post-Civil War journey across America to establish a first chain of grocery stores, his novel use of mass media to create a winning public persona and his legendary pursuit of the America's Cup trophy. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Hershey.

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The yachting cap with the black leather bill, the long white mustache and the floppy bow tie were all part of Sir Thomas Lipton's trademark "Great Lipton" persona. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division hide caption

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