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The Nonfiction Library Book Club at Fika Sisters Coffeehouse

Thursday, November 14, 2019
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location
Sisters Library
Fika Sisters Coffeehouse
Description
Discuss "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" by Daniel James Brown

The story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. It traces the story of the team that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder, and a homeless teen rower.

Fika Sisters Coffeehouse
201 E Sun Ranch Drive
Event Type
Adult Program
Age Group(s)
Adult
Contact
Paige Bentley-Flannery | paigeb@deschtueslibrary.org | 5416177078
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