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complete book of the Summer Olympics

by David Wallechinsky

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- History,
  • Olympics -- Records

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSports illustrated presents the complete book of the Summer Olympics
    StatementDavid Wallechinsky.
    ContributionsWallechinsky, David, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV721.5 .W25 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 840 p. :
    Number of Pages840
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL809472M
    ISBN 100316920932, 0316920940
    LC Control Number95046267

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Complete summary of summer Olympic results from through This book is a necessity for any serious Olympic author or historian. If your going to compare results in Sydney to past records or athletes, you must have this book. Organized in a Cited by: The last few editions of this book were titled "The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics", because the winter Olympic Games were covered in a separate volume.

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Wallechinsky now shares the editorial duties with his nephew Jaime Loucky. The books led to work for Wallechinsky as an Olympic commentator for NBC. The Complete Book of the Olympics: by David Wallechinsky (Paperback, ). Free US Delivery ISBN: Mike Rowbottom, one of Britain's most talented sportswriters, covered the London Olympics and Paralympics as chief feature writer for insidethegames, having covered the previous five summer Games, and four winter Games, for.

Renowned Olympic historian David Wallechinsky is NBC's radio commentator on the Olympics and the author of many best-selling reference books. He has appeared on a number of television shows. He currently splits his time between Santa Monica, California, and the South of France.

David Wallechinsky was introduced to the Olympics when his father, the novelist Irving Wallace, took him to the Games in Rome.

He has since produced seven editions of this book plus, in collaboration with Jaime Loucky, four editions of its companion volume, The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics. David Wallechinsky has confirmed that, for the first time sincehe will not be publishing a new version of _The Complete Book of the Olympics_ on the eve of the Summer Games.

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