The Boys In The Boat: Nine Americans And Their Epic Quest For Gold At The 1936 Berlin Olympics

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The Boys In The Boat: Nine Americans And Their Epic Quest For Gold At The 1936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown

Thorndike Press | July 17, 2013 | Hardcover

The Boys In The Boat: Nine Americans And Their Epic Quest For Gold At The 1936 Berlin Olympics is rated 5 out of 5 by 3.
Daniel James Brown is the author of The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride, Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894, and The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He has taught writing at San Jose State University and Stanford University.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 744 pages, 8.5 × 5.6 × 1.5 in

Published: July 17, 2013

Publisher: Thorndike Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1410459543

ISBN - 13: 9781410459541

Found in: Sports and Fitness

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I couldn't put this down. This book will inspire you to row. It's compelling story lines create an emotional rollercoaster ride bringing surprise, laughter, celebration, sadness and even tears. I'm so glad I read this story.
Date published: 2015-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful What a great book of pure inspiration for achieving your dreams. Reading this book makes you feel that are present during the 30's. Tasting the dust in your mouth, freezing your fingers and toes when the temperatures drop, practising in storms, the wind pushing you backwards instead of aiding you. Powerful book that one can relate to, truly makes the reader be firm on achieving their dreams. Working class versus the Ivy League in motion, the poor becomes champions of the world, during a power struggle of countries involving everyone.
Date published: 2015-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Rowing Success! An inspirational true story of the working class University of Washington rowing team's journey from obscurity to victories against Ivy League teams and eventually to Olympic Gold in the 1936 Berlin Games. Life back in the 1930's was unbearable for most Americans with the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl which the author brings vividly to life to the reader. After reading this book, I have developed a greater appreciation for rowing realizing the training, mental toughness and team spirit required to succeed. I loved this book and eagerly await the film adaption.
Date published: 2014-10-17

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The Boys In The Boat: Nine Americans And Their Epic Quest For Gold At The 1936 Berlin Olympics

The Boys In The Boat: Nine Americans And Their Epic Quest For Gold At The 1936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 744 pages, 8.5 × 5.6 × 1.5 in

Published: July 17, 2013

Publisher: Thorndike Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1410459543

ISBN - 13: 9781410459541

About the Author

Daniel James Brown is the author of The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride, Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894, and The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He has taught writing at San Jose State University and Stanford University.