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

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch LT 797.123 B877b 2013 (Text) 33126022614345 Large Type Nonfiction Checked out 05/29/2019
Erlanger Branch LT 797.123 B877b 2013 (Text) 33126018374441 Large Type Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 1410459543 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781410459541 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 743 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 691-737).
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "The University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the nine boys, in the depths of the Great Depression, showed the world what beating the odds really meant. They defeated elite rivals from California and eastern schools to earn the right to compete against the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic Games in Berlin. The crew was assembled by an enigmatic coach and mentored by a visionary, eccentric British boat builder, but it was their trust in each other that made them a victorious team"--back cover.
Subject: Rowing Social aspects United States
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
Rowers United States Biography
University of Washington Rowing History
Rowing United States History
Genre: Large type books.
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