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Daniel James Brown
This Study Guide consists of approximately 62 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
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Being an Oarsman

Do you think you would make a good oarsman? Why or why not? What physical requirements should an oarsman meet? How does Brown’s description of crew work shape your belief about yourself and the sport? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your argument.

Joe's Childhood

How did Joe’s childhood help shape him to become a gold medal winning Olympian? Do you think Joe would have made it as far as he did in life without having such a troubled upbringing? Why or why not? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your argument.

Fatherhood

Do you think Harry Rantz is a good father? Why or why not? Was he forced into the decisions that he made, particularly concerning Joe’s upbringing, or was he simply a coward? If you were Joe, would you...

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