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    The boys in the boat

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    The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    Brown, Daniel, 1951-

    Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder, and a homeless teen rower.

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    Course correction : a story of rowing and resilience in the wake of Title IX

    Gilder, Ginny.

    The chronicle of one young woman's transformation from a couch potato-in-training into an elite athlete who reached the highest echelon of her sport. In addition, the book offers a persuasive example of the enormous impact of sports participation on the rest of life and validates the power, import, and necessity of Title IX. Provided by publisher.

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    The boys in the boat : the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics

    Brown, Daniel, 1951-

    "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 the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washingtons 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."--Amazon.com.

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