Triumph : the untold story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics / Jeremy Schaap.
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|Burlington Public Library||BIO OWENS Schaap 2007||39851000865973||Non-fiction||Copy hold / Volume hold||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0618688226 (trade bdg.)
- Physical Description: xv, 272 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Prologue -- A day to remember -- Out of Alabama -- Vincible -- Heelbones and a new start -- Hitler's Olympics -- The judge and the millionaire -- "We are with you, Adolf" -- Winter 1936 -- 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.
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Presents a comprehensive analysis of the 1936 Olympic games hosted by Germany, America's threat to boycott the games, and the four Olympic gold medals won by African-American athlete Jesse Owens, whose performance crushed Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy.
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