Fennville District Library

FDL Book Club

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FDL BOOK CLUB

"The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics"
by Daniel James Brown

Daniel James Brown tells 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. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.

 

Request a copy at the circ desk.

A discussion meeting will be held in Wednesday, October 3 @ 1:30pm  in the Lower Level Board Room.

Email questions to: fdlbookclub@gmail.com

Fennville District Library
400 West Main Street
PO Box 1130
Fennville, MI 49408

P: 269-561-5050
F: 269-561-5251

Mon - Thurs   10am - 8 pm
Friday   10am - 5pm
Saturday   10am - 2pm
Sunday   2pm - 4pm

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