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Daniel James Brown

Biography

Daniel James Brown

Daniel James Brown is the author of two previous nonfiction books, UNDER A FLAMING SKY and THE INDIFFERENT STARS ABOVE. He has taught writing at San Jose State University and Stanford. He lives near Seattle.

Daniel James Brown

Books by Daniel James Brown

by Daniel James Brown - History, Nonfiction, Sports

THE BOYS IN THE BOAT tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. The emotional heart of the story lies with one rower, a teenager who rows not for glory, but to regain his shattered self-regard and to find a place he can call home. The crew is assembled by an enigmatic coach and mentored by an eccentric boat builder, but it’s their trust in each other that makes them a victorious team.