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  • Brown, Daniel James, 1951-
     
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    The boys in the boat [large print] : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics / Daniel James Brown.
    by Brown, Daniel James, 1951-
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    Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.
    ISBN: 
    9781410459541
    1410459543
    9781410499561
    Summary: 
    "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.
    Series: 
    Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
    Accelerated Reader: 
    Book Level:8.4
    Points:27.0
    Interest Level:UG
    Description: 
    743 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
    Edition: 
    Large Print edition.
    Contents: 
    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.
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    LocationCollectionCall No.StatusDue Date 
    Morrison LibraryLarge Print Collection797.123097 BrownItem missing 
    West Boulevard LibraryLarge Print Collection797.123097Checked out10/06/2020


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