The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics By Daniel James Brown | Digest & Review

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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics By Daniel James Brown | Digest & Review

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics By Daniel James Brown | Digest & Review

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909e6d1c-d56a-3565-ac81-d0574a3b382d
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown | Digest & Review Pocock referred to rowing as an art, describing it as “a symphony of motion”. He believed that when someone rowed properly, it was close to reaching “perfection” and when achieved, one “touched the Divine.” The Boys in the Boat is a factual account of an American Olympic victory in Nazi Germany. This heart-warming story gives a personal interpretation of how nine lower-middle class teenagers defy all odds to defeat their adversaries and emerge victorious and true Olympian champions at the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin. Living through the depression, this eight-oar team stunned the world by beating the German team who were rowing for Adolf Hitler and regardless of everyone believing theirs to be an impossible dream, their pure determination and final accomplishments turned them into national heroes, giving rise to great promise in extremely trying times and changing their lives for the better forever. With this digest, you'll discover: • A digest of the The Boys in the Boat • Reviews of the book and author • The reception of the book and reader's reactions • Stories beyond the digest • And more! NOTE: This is NOT a summary and does not contain text of the original book. What others are saying: "Very concise and helpful for our Book Club." "It is full of story information, interesting facts about the novel and the author as well." "You can read it before you read the novel or after you read it as a supplement to the actual book." "This overview gave me an idea of what the book covers. From it, I have been able to decide whether or not to purchase the book." "The Digest helped clarify the historical background. Beautifully written and deeply moving."
  • Categoría BISAC GAM012000
  • Formato Epub 2
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Año 2015
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