Penguin.com (usa)

A Full Cup

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

Michael D'Antonio - Author

ePub eBook | $12.99 | add to cart | view cart
ISBN 9781101188750 | 400 pages | 08 Jul 2010 | Riverhead | 18 - AND UP
Additional Formats:
Summary of A Full Cup Summary of A Full Cup Reviews for A Full Cup An Excerpt from A Full Cup
The remarkable story of the ambitious and innovative man who made his name synonymous with tea.

Raised in desperate poverty, Sir Thomas Lipton built a global empire of markets, factories and stockyards with a prodigious talent for business and a shameless flare for self-promotion. He created the first chain of grocery stores before setting his sights on the tea trade, but in his day he was equally famous for another exploit: his pursuit of the international sailing trophy, the America's Cup. Now, a Pulitzer Prize- winning journalist chronicles this larger-than life character.


To keep up-to-date, input your email address, and we will contact you on publication

Please alert me via email when:


The author releases another book