Coffee & Conversation Book Discussion Group
September 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Our discussion for September will be about The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. From the publisher’s website:
. . .the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant.
It was an unlikely quest from the start. With a team composed of the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew team was never expected to defeat the elite teams of the East Coast and Great Britain. . .