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The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics  Cover Image Book Book

The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics / Daniel James Brown.

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  • ISBN: 067002581X (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780670025817 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 067002581X : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780670025817 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 067002581X (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780143125471
  • ISBN: 0143125478
  • Physical Description: 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-392) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1899-1933: What seasons they have been through -- 1934: Resiliency -- 1935: The parts that really matter -- 1936: Touching the divine.
Summary, etc.:
This book tells the story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. It traces the story of the team that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder, and a homeless teen rower.
Subject: University of Washington > Rowing > History.
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
Rowing > United States > History.
Rowers > United States > Biography.
Rowing > United States > History.
Genre: Biographies.

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Ridgefield Library 796.48 BRO (Text) 34010156454745 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 08/03/2024

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