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Program Type: Book Discussions
Age: Adult
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Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics 
by Daniel James Brown 

Registration required: Meets at the Carriage House behind the Lombard Historical Society, just across from the Library.
Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans.
Extra copies of the book are available through the circulation desk.