The Boys in the Boat EPUB Download

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Publisher: Pan Books
Genres: Biography: General Books, Political & Military Books, Autobiography: Sport, Water Sports & Recreations
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Pages: 404 pages
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN10: 1447210980
ISBN13: 9781447210986
Tags: Biography: General Books, Political & Military Books, Autobiography: Sport Books, Water Sports & Recreations, Free Books Download, epub Books Download
Language: en
Physical Form: eBook
Type: ePUB

Cast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past. What follows is an extraordinary journey, as Joe and eight other working-class boys exchange the sweat and dust of life in 1930s America for the promise of glory at the heart of Hitler's Berlin.

Stroke by stroke, a remarkable young man strives to regain his shattered self-regard, to dare again to trust in others and to find his way back home. Told against the backdrop of the Great Depression, The Boys in the Boat is narrative non-fiction of the first order; a personal story full of lyricism and unexpected beauty that rises above the grand sweep of history, and captures instead the purest essence of what it means to be alive.

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Z ePub Mar 12, 2021