The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics: 2014 Edition (English Edition) di David Wallechinsky

The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics: 2014 Edition (English Edition)

Titolo del libri: The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics: 2014 Edition (English Edition)

Editore: Crossroad Press

Autore: David Wallechinsky


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David Wallechinsky con The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics: 2014 Edition (English Edition)

“The newest edition of Wallechinsky’s masterpiece, which he complied with his nephew Jaime Loucky, may be the most entertaining book ever written.” (The New Yorker)

“The ultimate Olympic source book." (The Los Angeles Times)

"A staggering compendium of results, highlights, and oddments dating from the first modern games . . . Few reference books qualify as good bedtime reading, but The Complete Book of the Olympics by David Wallechinsky is an exception." (The Wall Street Journal)

In this brand new updated edition of The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics, complete with thrilling photographs of the unforgettable moments from Olympic history, David Wallechinsky, President of the International Society of Olympic Historians, puts the Sochi Games into perspective with background, stories, and statistics from every Winter Olympics since the Chamonix Games of 1924.

When the Sochi Olympics opens on February 7, 2014, it will be the biggest Winter Games in history, with 12 new events and a record number of participating athletes. The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics includes the rules for each event and the daily schedule. This is the book to keep by your side as you enjoy watching the Sochi Games.