The Complete Book of the Olympics: Revised Edition

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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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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, in collaboration with Jaime Loucky, four editions of its companion volume, The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics.

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"Perhaps the most indispensable book about the Games."  —The Wall Street Journal



"Goes beyond the statistics."  —The News-Gazette



"[A] fine reference book."  —The Honolulu Star-Bulletin



"[A] must-see publication for fans of the games."  —The Republic

"[A] valuable reference."  —Times-News

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