By Pat Barker. 8" x 12", 120 pages, hardcover. Captures all the ancient sport's drama, poetry, and excitement, using superb color photos and artwork. Pat Barker traces the history of dragon boating, provides easy-to-understand information on boat construction and racing techniques, profiles individual racers, documents the international character of the sport, and looks ahead to its brilliant future. Originating in third-century B.C. China.