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Jesse Owens

I Always Loved Running

Jesse Owens( )
Author: Burlingame, Jeff
Series title:African-American Biography Library
ISBN:978-0-7660-3497-6
Publication Date:Jul 2008
Publisher:Enslow Publishing, LLC
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $34.27
Book Description:

In 1936, in front of 110,000 spectators at the Olympic Stadium in Germany, Jesse Owens blew away the competition in the 100-meter final to claim the title of World's Fastest Man. He won the gold medal in front of Germany's brutal dictator, Adolf Hitler, defying the Nazi leader's racist ideology. Owens won three more gold medals at the Olympics and returned to the United States a hero. Author Jeff Burlingame explores the life of one of the greatest and most influential athletes in...
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