Jesse Owens (Revised Edition) by Tom Streissguth
  

Jesse Owens (Revised Edition)

Tom Streissguth

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Jesse Owens (Revised Edition) by Tom Streissguth

Nicknamed the "e;World's Fastest Human,"e; Jesse Owens grew up in a poor farming community. A sickly child, he went on to become one of history's most talented track athletes. The first man to win four gold medals in a single Olympics, Owens set six World Records and discredited Nazi leader Adolph Hitler's racist beliefs by showing his superior athletic skills at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. From his childhood in Alabama through his death in Arizona, this book follows the spectacular life of this incredible athlete.

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eBook

Author

Tom Streissguth
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Publisher

Lerner Publishing Group Twenty-First Century Books

Publication date

1st August 2012

ISBN

9781467703963



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