A Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times

A Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times

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From the barefoot races of 8th century BC to the underwater obstacle courses in the early 20th century to the high-tension Berlin Games preceding World War II, the Olympics have always been exciting dramas of athletic prowess and human interest.  In A Passion for Victory, award-winning author Benson Bobrick tells the details of the captivating story of the Olympic Games, starting with their inception in Ancient Greece. This wonderfully readable narrative is rich… (more)

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Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (June 26, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 12 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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