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The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Oct 14, 2015

really liked it
bookshelves: 2015

Reading this gave me the feeling of actually sitting in the boat with the raw weather stinging my face, muscles and lungs burning, the intense desire to win and a strong sense of appreciation for the finely crafted vessel shared by fellow teammates. Though I've never been a boating person, this book generated a great enthusiasm for the sport and kindled an interest retained long after the final page.

If you enjoyed Hillenbrand's Unbroken, you surely love this one.

My favorite read in 2015.

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Reading Progress

October 14, 2015 – Shelved
October 14, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
November 9, 2015 – Started Reading
November 29, 2015 – Finished Reading
December 1, 2015 – Shelved as: 2015

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