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Brown, Daniel, 1951-
The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics / Daniel James Brown
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Viking, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Browsing/1st Flr  GV791 .B844 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Rowing -- United States -- History
Rowers -- United States -- Biography
Subject University of Washington -- Rowing -- History
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
Physical Description 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Contents 1899-1933 What seasons they have been through -- 1934: Resiliency -- 1935: The parts that really matter -- 1936: Touching the divine
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