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

Author: Daniel James Brown
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2014, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Kit   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Daniel James Brown's robust 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.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel James Brown
ISBN: 9780143125471 0143125478
OCLC Number: 946964465
Awards: Short-listed for Green Mountain Book Award 2016
Description: 10 books (404 pages) in a cloth bag + 1 study guide (5 pages)
Contents: Part one. 1899-1933 : what seasons they have been through --
Part two. 1934 : Resiliency --
Part three. 1935 : the parts that really matter --
Part four. 1936 : touching the divine --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Responsibility: Daniel James Brown.

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Daniel James Brown's robust 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.

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