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Triumph

The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics

Triumph( )
Author: Schaap, Jeremy
ISBN:978-0-618-68822-7
Publication Date:Feb 2007
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

From the ESPN national correspondent and author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Man comes the remarkable behind-the-scenes story of a defining moment in sports and world history. In 1936, against a backdrop of swastikas flying and a storm troopers goose-stepping, an African-American son of sharecroppers won a staggering four Olympic gold medals and single-handedly crushed Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy. The story of Jesse Owens at the 1936 games is that...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Sports
Sports & Recreation / Olympics & Paralympics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.69 Inches
Book Weight:0.93 Pounds



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