The Boys in the Boat
[nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics]Audiobook CD - 2013
This is the remarkable story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adof Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2013
Branch Call Number: CD- 797.123 B87761b
Characteristics: 12 sound discs (14 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
From Library Staff
Another great piece of narrative nonfiction set in the great Northwest. Must read. Must read before the movie comes out.