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Speed kings : the 1932 Winter Olympics and the fastest men in the world / Andy Bull.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781592409099
  • ISBN: 1592409091
  • Physical Description: xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : AVERY, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015]

Contents / Notes

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-279) and index.
Contents:
The kid -- A new sport -- The playboy -- A call for volunteers -- The musician? -- The race -- A man with a mission -- The boxer -- The new US team -- The Suicide Club -- The final -- The next big thing -- The war begins -- The last flight of Billy Fiske -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Traces the efforts of four American athletes from disparate backgrounds to win the gold medal for bobsledding during the 1932 Olympics, profiling how the American public, deep in the grip of the Great Depression, rallied around their achievements. --Publisher's description.
Subject: Bobsledding > United States > History > 20th century.
Olympic Winter Games (3rd : 1932 : Lake Placid, N.Y.)
Bobsledders > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
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