About this book
The remarkable story of Joe Rantz, a charismatic young man born dirt poor in Washington who managed to overcome the challenges of the Great Depression, and a complicated family life full of painful memories through his love of sport. What follows is an extraordinary journey, as Joe and 8 other young men throw themselves into rowing at the 1936 Olympics, a race that will take them to the very limits of personal endurance and in front of Adolf Hitler himself. A true non-fiction epic in the tradition of "Seabiscuit" and "The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks".
An epic true-life journey to the heart of Hitler's Berlin