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The Resource The eight : a season in the tradition of Harvard crew, Susan Saint Sing

The eight : a season in the tradition of Harvard crew, Susan Saint Sing

Label
The eight : a season in the tradition of Harvard crew
Title
The eight
Title remainder
a season in the tradition of Harvard crew
Statement of responsibility
Susan Saint Sing
Title variation
8
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Harvard Crew Team's 2008 season, a year in which they vied for the national championship and one of their members won the gold in the Olympic Games, in a book that also recounts the university's storied history of accomplished rowers
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349811
Cataloging source
DLC
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Saint Sing, Susan
Dewey number
797.1/23097444
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harvard Crew (Rowing team)
  • Harvard University
  • Harvard University
  • Rowing
Target audience
adult
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a season in the tradition of Harvard crew
Label
The eight : a season in the tradition of Harvard crew, Susan Saint Sing
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-321)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rower speak. A hundred years of sweat ; Rower speak ; In the morning mist ; 1852, the start of it all ; Charles Eliot, Harvard president and bowman ; Small, distant wars ; The coach, the bar ; Winning a seat ; On becoming a believer -- Racing. Dual cup racing ; Reflections : the morning after ; Synergy ; Hold-your-breath Harvard ; The historic Eastern Sprints ; Monkey time ; The inertia of tradition -- The Harvard-Yale race. Rowers' time : the historic Harvard-Yale race ; Red top ; Press day ; The 143rd Harvard-Yale race -- International racing and the Olympic Games. Reaching the heights : of mountains and water ; The Henley Royal Regatta, 2008 ; U.S. National Team selection camps ; On the world circuit ; Harvard's Olympic tradition ; Beijing ; Seeking Harvard's first Olympic rowing gold ; A bridge to the summit
Control code
776156
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
321 pages, xvi pages of plates
Isbn
9780312539238
Lccn
2009040233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312539238
  • (OCoLC)428027235
Label
The eight : a season in the tradition of Harvard crew, Susan Saint Sing
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-321)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rower speak. A hundred years of sweat ; Rower speak ; In the morning mist ; 1852, the start of it all ; Charles Eliot, Harvard president and bowman ; Small, distant wars ; The coach, the bar ; Winning a seat ; On becoming a believer -- Racing. Dual cup racing ; Reflections : the morning after ; Synergy ; Hold-your-breath Harvard ; The historic Eastern Sprints ; Monkey time ; The inertia of tradition -- The Harvard-Yale race. Rowers' time : the historic Harvard-Yale race ; Red top ; Press day ; The 143rd Harvard-Yale race -- International racing and the Olympic Games. Reaching the heights : of mountains and water ; The Henley Royal Regatta, 2008 ; U.S. National Team selection camps ; On the world circuit ; Harvard's Olympic tradition ; Beijing ; Seeking Harvard's first Olympic rowing gold ; A bridge to the summit
Control code
776156
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
321 pages, xvi pages of plates
Isbn
9780312539238
Lccn
2009040233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312539238
  • (OCoLC)428027235

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