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The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown
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The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
Synopsis

The Boys in the Boat (2013) tells the story of how a group of unassuming college boys from the University of Washington went from struggling through the Great Depression to securing a victory in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Who should read these blinks?
  • Rowers and other athletes
  • Anyone interested in history, World War Two or the Olympics
  • Readers who like an underdog story
Who wrote the book?

Daniel James Brown is an award-winning historical narrative non-fiction writer. He’s also the author of Under the Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894 and The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride.

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