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Author Bull, Andy (Sportswriter).

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

Imprint Penguin Group USA 2015
Publication Info. New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  796.9 B935    ---  Not Available
Description xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes 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 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.
Source B&T 11.2015 PARS
Subject Olympic Winter Games (3rd : 1932 : Lake Placid, N.Y.).
Bobsledding -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Bobsledders -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781592409099 : HRD $26.95
1592409091 : HRD $26.95

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