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By Macy, Sue; Foreword by Costas, Bob
On the eve of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, an acclaimed children's sports writer paints a compelling and comprehensive portrait of the games, recounting their fascinating history, culture, politics, and athletes. Photos.
By Alon, Dan; Stockton, Carla
Nothing had prepared Israeli fencer Dan Alon for what he would face when he finally qualified and made it to the Munich Olympics. Despite the years of preparation, the training and the dedication, he could not have known how a single Black September day would shatter his dreams a...nd fracture his life. Surviving the Munich Massacre was the beginning of Dan's 40-year struggle to understand why he was spared, why his was not among the mangled remains of murdered Israeli Olympic athletes left on the tarmac at Feldenfurstenbruck Airport. After years of suffering, Dan found that telling his tale freed him to rejoin the living. This is that story, a story of courage, of hope, and, ultimately a story of love. This is Dan Alon's Munich Memoir.Read more
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By Christopher, Matt
In the third volume of Legendary Sports Events, the greatest moments of the Olympic Games are captured in classic Matt Christopher style.
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