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Author Schaap, Jeremy.

Title Triumph : the untold story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics / Jeremy Schaap.

Imprint Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  796.48 Sch    ---  Available
Description xv, 272 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-256) and index.
Contents Prologue -- A day to remember -- Out of Alabama -- Vincible -- Heelbones and a new start -- The judge and the millionaire -- "We are with you, Adolf" -- A blessing in disguise -- Jew kills Nazi -- A friend and a foe felled -- Olympic trials -- Olympia -- The belle of the ball -- The battle tent of some great emperor -- The youth of the world -- Day one -- Day two -- Day three -- He flies like the Hindenburg -- The relay -- Epilogue.
Indexed In: LJ 04/01/2007
PW 11/27/2006
Kirkus 11/15/2006
Summary A look at the accomplishments of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympic Games draws on interviews, family sources, and archival research to provide a portrait of a remarkable man in relation to the intrigues, controversies, and political machinations that took place.
Subject Owens, Jesse, 1913-
Track athletes -- United States -- Biography.
African American athletes -- Biography.
Athletes -- United States -- Biography.
Jews -- United States -- Biography.
Glickman, Marty, 1917-2001.
Stoller, Sam 1915-1983.
Olympic games, 1936 (Berlin, Germany)
National socialism -- Philosophy.
Racism -- Germany -- History.
ISBN 9780618688227

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