Wonderful human story that brings the depression to life with the true story of the 1936 US men's rowing 8. Each character is well researched and portrayed by the author. Whether or not you are interested in rowing this book will draw you in to the lives and challenges faced by these young men at a time when everyone was uncertain about the future.
Each chapter provides memorable moments.
Great reader, brings the story to life
Absolutely! While the ultimate success of the men's 8 in the 1936 olympics is never a secret, the various challenges (both on the water and and in their individual lives) make the story enthralling.
Make sure you listen to the story before you see the movie that is in the works.
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