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

By: Brown, Daniel, 1951- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Viking, [2013]Description: 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 067002581X (hardcover) :; 9780670025817 (hardcover) :.Subject(s): Rowing -- United States -- History | Rowers -- United States -- Biography | University of Washington -- Rowing -- History | Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)DDC classification: 797.12/30973 LOC classification: GV791 | .B844 2013
Contents:
1899-1933 What seasons they have been through -- 1934: Resiliency -- 1935: The parts that really matter -- 1936: Touching the divine.
Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1899-1933 What seasons they have been through -- 1934: Resiliency -- 1935: The parts that really matter -- 1936: Touching the divine.

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.

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