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9781455523443

The three-year swim club : the untold story of Maui's sugar ditch kids and their quest for Olympic glory

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Offers an inspiring story of how a group of poor Japanese American kids from Hawaii, the children of sugar plantation workers, were transformed into Olympic-level swimming champions.

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1001 . ‡aCheckoway, Julie, ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe three-year swim club : ‡bthe untold story of Maui's sugar ditch kids and their quest for Olympic glory / ‡cJulie Checkoway.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bGrand Central Publishing, ‡c[2015]
264 4. ‡c©2015
300 . ‡aviii, 415 pages, [16] pages of plates : ‡billustrations, photographs ; ‡c24 cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
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504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
5050 . ‡aPreface -- 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 Sixeen: Home Front -- Chapter Seventeen: Detroit, Redux (1948) -- Chapter Eighteen: Goals and Sacrifices -- Afterword -- Author's Notes -- Section Notes -- Three-Year Swim Club Members -- Mahalo Nui Loa/Thank You -- Index -- About the Author.
520 . ‡aOffers an inspiring story of how a group of poor Japanese American kids from Hawaii, the children of sugar plantation workers, were transformed into Olympic-level swimming champions.
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