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Triumph

The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics

Triumph( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Schaap, Jeremy
ISBN:978-0-618-91910-9
Publication Date:Feb 2008
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

At the 1936 Olympics, against a backdrop of swastikas and goose-stepping storm troopers, an African-American son of sharecroppers won a staggering four gold medals and single-handedly demonstrated that Hitler’s myth of Aryan supremacy was a lie. The story of Jesse Owens at the Berlin games is that of an athletic performance that transcends sports. It is also the intimate and complex tale of one remarkable man's courage. Drawing on unprecedented access to the Owens family,...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Olympics & Paralympics
Biography & Autobiography / Sports
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.71 Inches
Book Weight:0.55 Pounds



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