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Paperback Who Was Jesse Owens? Book

ISBN: 0448483076

ISBN13: 9780448483078

Who Was Jesse Owens?

(Part of the Who Was/Is...? Series)

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At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, track and field star Jesse Owens ran himself straight into international glory by winning four gold medals. But the life of Jesse Owens is much more than a sports story. Born in rural Alabama under the oppressive Jim Crow laws, Owens's family suffered many hardships. As a boy he worked several jobs like delivering groceries and working in a shoe repair shop to make ends meet. But Owens defied the odds to become...

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