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eBook Bluebirds: Story of the Campbell Dynasty ePub

by Gina Campbell,Michael Meech

  • ISBN: 0450511111
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Subcategory: Outdoors Sport
  • Author: Gina Campbell,Michael Meech
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: New English Library Ltd (February 1, 1990)
  • Pages: 272
  • ePub book: 1495 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1591 kb
  • Other: mobi docx txt lit
  • Rating: 4.9
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In the 1930s Sir Malcolm Campbell, a flamboyant, buccaneering romantic broke all land and speed records

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Donald Malcolm Campbell, CBE (23 March 1921 – 4 January 1967) was a British speed record breaker who broke eight absolute world speed records on water and on land in the 1950s and 1960s. He remains the only person to set both world land and water speed records in the same year (1964). He died during a water speed record attempt at Coniston Water in the Lake District, England.

Daughter of BLUEBIRD. Gina Campbell with Lynne Greenwood. Great northern books. Her place in posterity as the last surviving member of the dynasty was thus assured. Gina’s story is one of amazing courage and perseverance, qualities her forefathers were rightly admired fo. Gina Campbell, last surviving member of a remarkable dynasty, will forever be most closely associated with the fatal attempt by her father to break the water speed record in his Bluebird K7. In that sense she is indeed the ‘daughter of Bluebird’ – and she has been closely involved in the boat’s restoration. Damon Hill. My father always said he wanted to die making love to a beautiful woman.

In the 1930s Sir Malcolm Campbell, a flamboyant, buccaneering romantic broke all land and speed records

In the 1930s Sir Malcolm Campbell, a flamboyant, buccaneering romantic broke all land and speed records. In the 1950s and 60s his son Donald did the same, but Donald died tragically when his boat went too fast on Consiton Water in 1966 and his boat, "Bluebird" shot out of the water. This family portrait is written by his daughter Gina Campbell who is now herself preparing for the world sea speed record. In this family portrait, she recalls how she was abandoned to an orphanage after her parents divorced and was later scooped up by her father and accompanied him on his adventures.

BLUEBIRDS: The story of the Campbell Dynasty. Compiled by Gina (Georgina) Campbell with Michael Meech from 1988. The book is illustrated and a hardback measuring 6in x . in. This is an autobiographical portrait of the Campbell family and its record-breaking achievements from Donald's daughter Gina, a trustee of the MCHT. The volume covers Sir Malcolm's and Donald's records on land and water and Gina's powerboat speed record and racing.

The story of the campbell dynasty. Campbell Gina - Meech Michael. The Campbell family story told directly by one of its members

The story of the campbell dynasty. The Campbell family story told directly by one of its members. Gina Campbell, daughter of Sir Donald Campbell who broke 30 years all speed records and sister of Donald who did the same in 60 years, tells an exciting tone, evocative, funny and exciting, the stories and the alternating phases of the relationship between his family and the world.

Gina Campbell has accused her father Donald Campbell (both pictured) of taking her trust money to fund his lavish lifestyle. She grew up in the shadow of greatness. But for the daughter of legendary speed icon Donald Campbell her upbringing was anything but great

Gina Campbell has accused her father Donald Campbell (both pictured) of taking her trust money to fund his lavish lifestyle. But for the daughter of legendary speed icon Donald Campbell her upbringing was anything but great. In an autobiography due to be published next week 63-year-old Gina Campbell lays bare a tormented childhood and chronicles three failed marriages and a suicide attempt. She reveals how her father mysteriously emptied her trust fund before he tragically died in January 1967 on Coniston Water and how the debonair dare-devil sacrificed.

In the 1930s Sir Malcolm Campbell broke all land and water speed records. In the 1950s and 1960s his son Donald did the same, before his death in his boat Bluebird on Coniston Water in 1967. When her father died, Gina took up the legacy, and here she presents a remarkable family portrait. Abandoned to a residential home after her parents divorced, Gina was later picked up by her father and accompanied him on his adventures. She heard the tales of her grandfather's similar exploits in the days when 180 mph was considered almost supersonic. She describes both men as endearing but rather irresponsible obsessives whose cars and boats were always called Bluebird. Gina, who is the fastest woman in the world on water, has a boat which is also called Bluebird.