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Author Saint Sing, Susan.

Title The wonder crew : the untold story of a coach, Navy rowing, and Olympic immortality / Susan Saint Sing
Edition First edition
Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008

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 MELB  797.123 Sai/Wct  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The Old Man -- 2. A Corpse, an Olympics, and a Midshipman Named Nimitz -- 3. Navy's Love Affair with Crew -- 4. The War Years: 1914-1918 -- 5. British Rowing Roots -- 6. Henley vs. the Olympic Games -- 7. American Scientific Oarsmanship and the Crew -- 8. The American Seasons Of 1919-1920 -- 9. The British Season of 1920 -- 10. The U.S. Olympic Trials -- 11. The Crossing -- 12. 1920 Henley and Leander -- 13. Cutting Down -- 14. Vilvoorde -- 15. Opening Ceremony -- 16. Heats and Semis -- 17. The Olympic Race -- 18. A Radical Turn of Events -- 19. The Longest Streak
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references. (pages [243]-281)
Subject Glendon, Richard A., 1870-1956.
United States Naval Academy -- Rowing -- History.
Olympic Games (7th : 1920 : Antwerp, Belgium)
Midshipmen -- Maryland -- Annapolis.
Rowing -- Coaching.
Rowing -- United States.
LC no. 2008012728
ISBN 9780312367039
0312367031