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Book Discussion

One Book for Warwick: A Summer Book Discussion of "The Boys in the Boat"

Reading a good book and talking about it with others who liked it, too, is one of life’s great pleasures. This summer, join Warwick readers in talking about The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

 

In 1936, an eight-oar crew team from the University of Washington shocked the world with their ability and grit. The nine working-class sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers first defeated the elite teams of the East Coast and Great Britain and then beat the formidable Germans rowing for Adolph Hitler.

 

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