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Surveys the history and traditions of the Olympics, highlighting memorable events from ancient Greece to the present day.
Hardcover, 72 pages
Published April 11th 2005 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) (first published September 21st 1999)
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This almost had too much information on the pages. Like many of the other general non-fiction books that cover a lot of information, this one had pictures and captions and information all over the place, except it was too crowded and hard to read. The information was interesting and fun, but the format was too busy.
I think that readers who have an interest in the Olympics, its history, and its many variations will be interested in this book. It's not as up-to-date as would be nice (missing the l...more
Peter Berg
only a little not okay otherwise very good
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