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The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics
 

The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Brown, Daniel James

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The #1 New York Times bestsellerabout the Greatest Generationfreshly adapted for the next generation. For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed th...e world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington s eight-oar crew was never expected to defeat the elite East Coast teams, yet they did, going on to shock the world by challenging the German boat rowing for Adolf Hitler. At the center of the tale is Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, whose personal quest captures the spirit of his generation the generation that would prove in the coming years that the Nazis could not prevail over American determination and optimism. This deeply emotional yet easily accessible young readers adaptation of the award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller features never-before-seen photographs, highly visual back matter, and an exclusive new introduction. From the Hardcover edition.
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ISBN 9780147516855
Publisher Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9780147516855
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Brown, Daniel James
Category History
Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Water Sports & Recreations
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 178mm
Height: 227mm
Spine: 17mm
Dewey Code 797.1230973
Weight 471g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Rowers - United States, University of Washington - Rowing - History, Biographies, Rowing - United States - History
NBS Text Children's General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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