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A Passion for Victory free pdf An award-winning author tells the captivating story of the Olympic Games, starting with their inception in Ancient Greece. This wonderfully readable narrative is rich with anecdotes and profiles of athletes and weaves in important historical events to create a complete picture of each installment of the Games. Illustrations.

About Benson Bobrick

BENSON BOBRICK earned his doctorate from Columbia University and is the author of one other nonfiction book for young people, "The Battle of Nashville," and several critically acclaimed books for adults. In 2002, he received the Literature Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He and his wife, Hilary, divide their time between New York and Vermont.

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Author : Benson Bobrick
Publisher : Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Data Published : 01 June 2012
ISBN : 0375868690
EAN : 9780375868696
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 143 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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