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The boys in the boat [kit] : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics / Daniel James Brown.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Summary:

"Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times - the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. ... Brown has created an unforgettable portrait of an era, a celebration of a remarkable achievement, and a chronicle of one extraordinary young man's personal quest"--Back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION KIT 797.123 BRO (Text) Contains 10 copies 33892100259309 Adult Book Discussion Kits Book Club Kits None 05/19/2015 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: Volumes (404 pages: illustrations; 22 cm) ; in container + 1 laminated sheet of discussion questions.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2014, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bibliography (pages 373-392) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times - the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. ... Brown has created an unforgettable portrait of an era, a celebration of a remarkable achievement, and a chronicle of one extraordinary young man's personal quest"--Back cover.
Subject: Rowing > United States > History.
Rowers > United States > Biography.
University of Washington > Rowing > History.
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany)
Olympics > Participation, American > History.
Olympics > History.
Group reading.
Book clubs (Discussion groups)
Genre: Book club kit.

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