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For this book club, we will be using the book The Boys In The Boat by Daniel James Brown. You can purchase it in digital, paperback, hardcover, and audio formats. It is also available at many local libraries.

You can read a review of the book below.

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For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans.

Additionally, you will need The Norton Sampler: Seventh Edition edited by Thomas Cooley. The essays are different in each edition so you will need the 7th edition for this course.

To complete the grammar exercises you will need Barron's E-Z Grammar by Dan Mulvey.


You will also need a notebook or binder for your notes, vocabulary, and writing.