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 Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, p2013
Branch Call Number: CD 797.123 BRO NVD
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda digital,optical,rda 12 sound discs (14 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
From Library Staff
An incredible true story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, narrated effortlessly by Edward Herrmann. (Also available digitally through Library2Go!)