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Triumph

The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics

Triumph( )
Author: Schaap, Jeremy
Narrated by: Kramer, Michael
ISBN:978-1-4001-2367-4
Publication Date:Mar 2007
Publisher:Tantor Media, Incorporated
Imprint:Tantor Audio
Book Format:Downloadable audio file
List Price:USD $38.95
Book Description:

In 1936, against a backdrop of swastikas flying and storm troopers looming, an African American son of sharecroppers set three world records and won an unprecedented four gold medals, single-handedly crushing Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy. The story of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympic Games is that of a high-profile athlete giving a performance that transcends sports. But it is also the intimate and complex tale of the courage of one remarkable man.




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