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Ever read a poorly written masters thesis? One that takes an interesting topic and beats it into the ground? If so, you get a sense of how this book plays out.Published 4 months ago by SBD
Jesse Owens was one of the finest athletes ever, and Schaap has done a wonderful job of researching his story. Read morePublished 5 months ago by M. Fisher
For anyone wanting to know to what extent the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin were used by Hitler's government as a propaganda tool both at home and abroad, this passage from the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Thomas Dunskus
A very readable book for both high school/young adults as well as the adult reader. Highly recommend to put on a high school classroom reading list as a book that not only... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Chris G
JESSE WAS AS SMOOTH AS THE WEST WIND: And that's what Grantland Rice said about Jesse's speed and running style. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Joseph H. Race
I really enjoyed this book. The author does a very nice job of telling the Owens story in the context of all that was going on pre WW II. Read morePublished 18 months ago by A Southern Reader
Wow! who knew how incredible this guy was. We seem to forget history and how important of a part it still plays in our lives.Published 19 months ago by Annette Draper
Reading only the publisher's description gives this book away as another installment of the OFFICIAL perpetuation of lies about WW2 Germany and Hitler. Read morePublished on April 5, 2013 by J Higgins