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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
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781611761696 (1611761697)
ASIN: 1611761697
Publisher: Penguin
Minutes: 12
Edition language: English
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Redhead Reading
Redhead Reading rated it
4.0 The Boys in the Boat
An extremely readable nonfiction book. Also, full of vivid imagery that I could definitely see making an excellent sports movie one day.
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 THE BOYS IN THE BOAT by Daniel James Brown
This follows the 9 American boys who won Olympic gold in rowing in Berlin in 1936. None of them were raised in privileged homes. They were blue collar boys growing up during the Depression trying to find a better life through education at the University of Washington. They rowed and beat the best in...
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Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it
5.0 The Boys in the Boat
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown is a nonfiction book that relates history in a beautifully readable narrative. Through the personal story of one young man, this book covers the global story of the years leading up t...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 Flawless!
If you think a non-fiction book about rowing, will be boring, think again. Written and read exceptionally well, this is a compelling true tale. The history of boat building, rowing and shells, heroism and hardship makes for a brilliant reading experience. The story is written with such depth and des...
Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it
5.0 Boys in the Boat
And my new favorite read of 2014. I love sports movies. Moneyball, Miracle, Seabiscuit, 42, A League of Their Own, Mighty Ducks, etc. etc. If The Boys in the Boat is made into a movie (and apparently the rights were sold before the book was even published) I'm going to see it. As the title sugge...
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