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Stars of the modern Olympics

Author: Ann Finlayson; Al Fiorentino
Publisher: Champaign, Ill. : Garrard Pub. Co., ©1967.
Series: Garrard sports library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the lives of six great Olympic athletes.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Finlayson; Al Fiorentino
OCLC Number: 1291187
Notes: Series statement from dust jkt.
Description: 93 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Bob Garrett, champion by mistake --
Ray Ewry, from a wheelchair to victory --
Felix Carvajal, the running postman --
Jim Thorpe, all-around athlete --
Duke Kahanamoku, half-fish --
Paavo Nurmi, the running machine.
Series Title: Garrard sports library.
Responsibility: by Ann Finlayson ; illustrated by Al Fiorentino.

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Discusses the lives of six great Olympic athletes.

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