The boys in the boat: nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
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Published:
New York : Viking, [2013].
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Book Club Kit
Physical Desc:
404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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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.

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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8.4, 27 Points
Lexile measure:
1260

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-392) and index.
Description
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.
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Wilkinson Public Library's kit of 10 books checks out as one unit to book clubs.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Brown, D. J. (2013). The boys in the boat: nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Brown, Daniel James, 1951-. 2013. The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold At the 1936 Berlin Olympics. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Brown, Daniel James, 1951-, The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold At the 1936 Berlin Olympics. New York: Viking, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Brown, Daniel James. The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold At the 1936 Berlin Olympics. New York: Viking, 2013.

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