Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics
ISBN: 0618919104
EAN13: 9780618919109
Language: English
Publication Date: February 5, 2008
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 0.79" H x 8.19" L x 5.51" W
Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
The story of Jesse Owens, the African-American son of sharecroppers who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games held in Nazi Germany, is that of a high-profile athlete giving a performance that transcends sports. But it is also the intimate and complex tale of the courage of one remarkable man.