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Men of Kent : ten boys, a fast boat, and the coach who made them champions

Author: Rick Rinehart
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2010.
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Men of Kent traces the fate of ten ordinary boys and their coach from Kent, Connecticut, who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances during the spring and summer of 1972. That year the Kent School's crew, of which the author was a part, was undefeated against 46 other crews, broke three course records, and claimed a national championship. Its final race, at the fabled Henley royal Regatta in England-a race  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Rinehart
ISBN: 9781599219325 1599219328
OCLC Number: 601046163
Description: xxi, 210 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Rick Rinehart.

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Men of Kent is a book about ordinary boys who find themselves in extraordinary circumstances - members of the Kent School crew who were 46 and 0 against the competition, and in 1972 won the Henley  Read more...

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"Rick Rinehart's recounting of his experiences on his still-renowned American schoolboy crew, culminating at the Henley Royal Regatta in England, is triumphant on every level. It is a touching and Read more...

 
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