Complete with final results for every Olympic event since 1896 and in-depth profiles of many sports legends, as well as dramatic accounts of breathtaking contests and humorous tales of forgotten heroes and heroines, here is a richly informative, one-of-a-kind book for everyone in the grip of the Olympic fever. 194 photos.
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"Perhaps the most indispensable book about the Games." "--The Wall Street Journal"About the Author:
David Wallechinsky was introduced to the Olympics when his father, the novelist Irving Wallace, took him to the 1960 Games in Rome. He has since produced seven editions of this book plus four editions of its companion volume, The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics, latterly in collaboration with his nephew, Jaime Loucky, together with many other reference books.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140107711