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The Resource Speed kings : the 1932 Winter Olympics and the fastest men in the world, Andy Bull

Speed kings : the 1932 Winter Olympics and the fastest men in the world, Andy Bull

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Speed kings : the 1932 Winter Olympics and the fastest men in the world
Title
Speed kings
Title remainder
the 1932 Winter Olympics and the fastest men in the world
Statement of responsibility
Andy Bull
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the efforts of four American athletes from disparate backgrounds to win the gold medal for bobsledding during the 1932 Olympics, profiling how the American public, deep in the grip of the Great Depression, rallied around their achievements. --Publisher's description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bull, Andy
Dewey number
796.9/52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV856
LC item number
.B85 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympic Winter Games
  • Bobsledding
  • Bobsledders
Label
Speed kings : the 1932 Winter Olympics and the fastest men in the world, Andy Bull
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The kid -- A new sport -- The playboy -- A call for volunteers -- The musician? -- The race -- A man with a mission -- The boxer -- The new US team -- The Suicide Club -- The final -- The next big thing -- The war begins -- The last flight of Billy Fiske -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn916684647
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781592409099
Lccn
2015025173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Speed kings : the 1932 Winter Olympics and the fastest men in the world, Andy Bull
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The kid -- A new sport -- The playboy -- A call for volunteers -- The musician? -- The race -- A man with a mission -- The boxer -- The new US team -- The Suicide Club -- The final -- The next big thing -- The war begins -- The last flight of Billy Fiske -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn916684647
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781592409099
Lccn
2015025173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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