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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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  • ISBN: 1101622741 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101622742 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (404 pages) : illustrations.
  • Edition: electronic resource
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1899-1933 What seasons they have been through -- 1934: Resiliency -- 1935: The parts that really matter -- 1936: Touching the divine.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
University of Washington Rowing History
Genre: Electronic books.

Daniel James Brown is the author of two previous nonfiction books, The Indifferent Stars Above and Under a Flaming Sky, which was a finalist for a Barnes & Noble Discover Award. He has taught writing at San Jose State University and Stanford University. He lives outside Seattle.

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