The Resource The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics, Daniel James Brown

The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics, Daniel James Brown

Label
The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics
Title
The boys in the boat
Title remainder
nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics
Statement of responsibility
Daniel James Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
GV791
LC item number
.B844 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics, Daniel James Brown
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1899-1933 What seasons they have been through -- 1934: Resiliency -- 1935: The parts that really matter -- 1936: Touching the divine
Control code
818953760
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9780670025817
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013001560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)818953760

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