CommUnity Book Club--"The Boys in the Boat"
With the 2016 Summer Olympics just around the corner, this month's pick is about nine Americans athletes who participated in the Olympic Games 80 summers ago. "The Boys in the Boat" by David James Brown, tells the incredible story of a team of rowers from working class families in the Pacific Northwest. They ultimately won the gold against Germany and Italy, rowing under Hitler's gaze. “A lovingly crafted saga of sweat and idealism that raised goosebumps from the first page..." writes one reviewer. Contact the library to obtain a copy.