Jesse Owens: a biography

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In this biography of Jesse Owens, which is aimed at high school students, Edmondson (teacher education, Pennsylvania State U.) recounts his life and track career, from his childhood and family background and education to his experiences and views about racism, including during the civil rights movement, and his achievements during the 1936 Olympics. She uses sources such as interviews with his daughters, his own autobiographical writings, and other books and films. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents Strength and courage in rural Alabama -- The Owens family moves to Ohio -- The Buckeye bullet -- The 1936 Olympics -- Tenuous circumstances -- Civil unrest and the Black Freedom Movement -- Final glory.
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