The Boys In The Boat

Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown

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The Boys In The Boat
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Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
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The Boys In The Boat
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Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Author
Daniel James Brown

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Daniel James Brown 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.

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