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Jesse Owens: I Always Loved Running

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In 1936, in front of 110,000 spectators at the Olympic Stadium in Germany, Jesse Owens blew away the competition in the 100-meter final to claim the title of Worlds Fastest Man. He won the gold medal in front of Germanys brutal dictator, Adolf Hitler, defying the Nazi leaders racist ideology. Owens won three more gold medals at the Olympics and returned to the United ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Enslow Publishers (first published March 1st 2010)
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Jun 18, 2014 Margarita rated it liked it
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A quick, succinct book about Jesse Owens. Designed as a young adult book, it's a nice introductory read.
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Author Jeff Burlingame was born and raised in Aberdeen, Wash. After college, he returned to his hometown and served as arts and entertainment editor of Aberdeen's newspaper for eight years, winning nearly a dozen Society of Professional Journalism awards during his tenure, including three for his controversial, plain-speaking weekly column, "If You Wouldn't Mind ..."

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