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Rome 1960

The Summer Olympics That Stirred the World

Rome 1960( )
Author: Maraniss, David
ISBN:978-1-4165-3408-2
Publication Date:Jul 2009
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.99
Book Description:

Now in paperback, from the New York Times bestselling author of Clemente and When Pride Still Mattered, here is the blockbuster story of the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, seventeen days that helped define the modern world. Legendary athletes and stirring events are interwoven into a suspenseful narrative of sports and politics at the Rome games, where cold-war propaganda and spies, drugs and sex, money and television, civil rights and the rise of women superstars all...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Olympics & Paralympics
Sports & Recreation / Sociology Of Sports
History / Modern / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:1.21 Pounds
Author Biography
Maraniss, David (Author)
David Maraniss is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who chronicled the Clinton era during his time at the Washington Post.

After leaving the Washington Post, Maraniss wrote "First in His Class," a book about Clinton that won the American Society of Newspaper Editors Jesse Laventhal Prize. He has also published "The Clinton Enigma," a book interpreting the Clinton scandal.

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