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Author Brown, Daniel, 1951-
Title The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics / Daniel James Brown.
Published New York : Viking, [2013]
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 Floor2 Best Sellers  GV791 .B844 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 404 pages; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Rowing -- United States -- History.
Rowers -- United States -- Biography.
University of Washington -- Rowing -- History.
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
ISBN 9780670025817 (hardcover)
067002581X (hardcover)
9781101622742 (ebook)
OCLC number 818953760