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The Resource The three-year swim club : the untold story of Maui's Sugar Ditch kids and their quest for Olympic glory, Julie Checkoway

The three-year swim club : the untold story of Maui's Sugar Ditch kids and their quest for Olympic glory, Julie Checkoway

Label
The three-year swim club : the untold story of Maui's Sugar Ditch kids and their quest for Olympic glory
Title
The three-year swim club
Title remainder
the untold story of Maui's Sugar Ditch kids and their quest for Olympic glory
Statement of responsibility
Julie Checkoway
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The inspirational story of a group of impoverished children who were transformed into champion swimmers. In 1937 an ordinary grammar school teacher on the island of Maui took a group of underprivileged children mostly of Japanese ancestry and, in three short years, transformed them into Olympic champions
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
797.210922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV837.9
LC item number
.C54 2015c
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The three-year swim club : the untold story of Maui's Sugar Ditch kids and their quest for Olympic glory, Julie Checkoway
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 585-629)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Part One: Such Stuff as Dreams (1932-1937) -- Chapter One: To Race with Giants -- Chapter Two: Hardhead -- Chapter Three: A Wide Awakening -- Chapter Four: The Pursuit of Greater Ventures -- Part Two: On Such a Sea (1938) -- Chapter Five: An Exercise of Will -- Chapter Six: Owing to the Protracted Hostilities -- Chapter Seven: Keeping 1940 in Mind All the Time -- Part Three: Taken at the Flood (1939) -- Chapter Eight: Down Under -- Chapter Nine: Youths of the Sea -- Chapter Ten: The Coup -- Part Four: A Tide in the Affairs of Men (1940-1941) -- Chapter Eleven: A Season of Flame -- Chapter Twelve: Santa Barbara -- Chapter Thirteen: Mr. Smith Comes to Maui -- Chapter Fourteen: Blitzkrieg-- Part Five: Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight (Nana korobi, ya oki) (1944-1948) -- Chapter Fifteen: Go for Broke -- Chapter Sixteen: Home Front -- Chapter Seventeen: Detroit, Redux (1948) -- Chapter Eighteen: Goals and Sacrifices
Control code
ocn907157330
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 657 pages (large print), 16 unumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781455536276
Lccn
2015947608
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907157330
Label
The three-year swim club : the untold story of Maui's Sugar Ditch kids and their quest for Olympic glory, Julie Checkoway
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 585-629)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Part One: Such Stuff as Dreams (1932-1937) -- Chapter One: To Race with Giants -- Chapter Two: Hardhead -- Chapter Three: A Wide Awakening -- Chapter Four: The Pursuit of Greater Ventures -- Part Two: On Such a Sea (1938) -- Chapter Five: An Exercise of Will -- Chapter Six: Owing to the Protracted Hostilities -- Chapter Seven: Keeping 1940 in Mind All the Time -- Part Three: Taken at the Flood (1939) -- Chapter Eight: Down Under -- Chapter Nine: Youths of the Sea -- Chapter Ten: The Coup -- Part Four: A Tide in the Affairs of Men (1940-1941) -- Chapter Eleven: A Season of Flame -- Chapter Twelve: Santa Barbara -- Chapter Thirteen: Mr. Smith Comes to Maui -- Chapter Fourteen: Blitzkrieg-- Part Five: Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight (Nana korobi, ya oki) (1944-1948) -- Chapter Fifteen: Go for Broke -- Chapter Sixteen: Home Front -- Chapter Seventeen: Detroit, Redux (1948) -- Chapter Eighteen: Goals and Sacrifices
Control code
ocn907157330
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 657 pages (large print), 16 unumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781455536276
Lccn
2015947608
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907157330

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