The Boys in the Boat: by Daniel James Brown | Conversation Starters
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is an inspiring true story written by Daniel James Brown and published by Penguin in June 2013. The book tells the story of the 8-oared 1936 Olympic rowing team as seen through the eyes of Joe Rantz, one of the members of the team. The reader will experience the ups and downs of the team’s journey to Olympic gold. You will cheer for the underdog to the very end as you follow the story of how an unlikely team of the sons of shipyard workers, farmers, and loggers exceeded everyone’s expectations.
New York Times bestseller, The Boys in the Boat, was named the 2014 Adult Fiction Book of the Year by the American Bookseller’s Association.
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