The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown

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Tricia
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143125471
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

This true story about nine working-class boys who row their hearts out at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is page-turning at its best.  From the Depression to Adolf Hitler, each boy's personal journey to triumph comes alive. Reminiscent of Seabiscuit and Unbroken, hope, courage and persistence conquer all.