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XPrize Space Race Story Gets Book Deal (Exclusive)

7 October 2014 11:53 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

First she went to sea, now she’s going to space. Journalist Julian Guthrie, who wrote The Billionaire and the Mechanic, the best-selling account of Larry Ellison’s unlikely partnership with a car mechanic during his pursuit of the America’s Cup, is tackling the XPrize for her next book. Penguin Press has acquired Beyond: Peter Diamandis and the Adventure of Space in a preemptive bid. Publication is expected in fall 2016. Diamandis, a medical doctor and space entrepreneur who was inspired by Charles Lindbergh’s flight across the Atlantic, founded the $10 million XPrize in 1994 to encourage civilian space travel. It was

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