Revised and Expanded Edition.
Pulitzer Prize-winning sportswriter Dave Anderson follows the Olympics from ancient Greek festival to modern international spectacle. Meet legendary athletes such as Jim Thorpe, Babe Didrikson, and Jesse Owens, plus young stars such as Michael Johnson and Tara Lipinski, and learn how national rivalries have shaped Olympic history.
Dozens of action photographs capture the world's greatest athletes on track and field, on ice and slope, in pool and arena, in this god-medal introduction to the Summer and Winter Games.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 06 / 2000
- 180 x 227mm