The Three-Year Swim Club

The Three-Year Swim Club

eBook - 2015
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Publisher: Grand Central Pub.,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781455579556
1455579556
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Lorie - I can't remember how the subject of this book came up, but for those who enjoyed The Boys in the Boat this would be a good choice.

Lorie - New book. Nonfiction. This one might particularly appeal to those who loved The Boys in the Boat.


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carol507
Jul 23, 2016

I loved this story of the swimmers f/Maui - am forwarding it to my daughter who lives/works on Maui

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athena14
Apr 01, 2016

Publishers' Weekly: From page one, where she writes "Lip-locking lovers perambulated... and holiday makers gathered... under Maxfield Parrish skies," it is evident that Checkoway's ability to set a scene is uncanny and accomplished.

Is this history? or an old-time gossip column? Way too much minutiae for my taste.

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popsreader
Jan 25, 2016

In the tradition of The Boys in the Boat, this book provides a detailed contextual narrative of a little know story in American and world athletic history. A fine combination of personal anecdotes from rich research into the lives and activities those who participated in the saga, the author weaves global events into the life stories of those famous remembered and forgotten. A good and sometimes exciting read, worth it for history and sports enthusiasts.

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