An American Life
ISBN10: 0029017602 ISBN13: 9780029017609 Publisher: Simon & Schuster (Sd) Published: Mar 1 1988 Weight: 1.05lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
A biography of James Cleveland Owens, the tenth child of an Alabama sharecropper who won an unprecedented four gold medals in track and field at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. It chronicles the public and private ambitions and ideals of a celebrated black athlete in an era of social change.