Excerpt from The Proving Ground by G Bruce Knecht, plus links to reviews, author biography & more

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The Proving Ground

The Inside Story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race

by G Bruce Knecht

The Proving Ground by G Bruce Knecht
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    Jun 2001, 304 pages
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    Mar 2002, 368 pages

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"It's not a dangerous race," Ellison replied. "It's hard. It's demanding, but only a couple of people have died since it started. There's a perception of danger -- that's one of the reasons it's such a cool race -- but it's actually not. There's nothing to worry about."

Later, Ellison would think back and wonder why he hadn't listened to Melanie. But by then it would be too late.

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