Jesse Owens: An American Life (Sport and Society) (Paperback)

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Born the tenth child of a poor Southern sharecropper and barely able to read or write, Jesse Owens went on to win an unprecedented four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, becoming an international superstar and exploding Hitler's myth of Aryan supremecy in the process. This is his biography.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780252073694
ISBN-10: 025207369X
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2006
Pages: 289
Language: English
Series: Sport and Society

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