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

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

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The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Title
The boys in the boat
Title remainder
nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Statement of responsibility
Daniel James Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington 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
Summary
The Boys in the Boat describes how a group of working class youths from the University of Washington rowing team emerged from obscurity to defeat a field of elite international rivals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Sports fans who love a good "Cinderella story" will cheer this fast-paced, emotionally charged account of the players' and coaches struggles set against stark Depression-era realities. - Description by Shauna Griffin
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2014.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10178632
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
797.12/30973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1260
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1260
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics
Label
The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Daniel James Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-391) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
20251462
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Reprint ed.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9780143125471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Daniel James Brown
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-391) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
20251462
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Reprint ed.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9780143125471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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