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The complete book of the Winter Olympics

David Wallechinsky

The complete book of the Winter Olympics

by David Wallechinsky

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Published by Aurum Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Wallechinsky.
The Physical Object
Pagination(220)p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22812569M
ISBN 101854102702
OCLC/WorldCa122685165

  The section dealing with Walsh in The Complete Book of the Olympics also contains details of how a Polish journalist accused Walsh of being . This entry is a catch-all for unspecified editions of The Complete Book of the Olympics and The Complete Book of the Summer te entries exist for each edition from through ; adding a year to your title will help align it with the correct edition/5.

Winter Olympics: A Complete Kids Guide and Activity Book for PyeongChang Winter Olympics When I was a kid I absolutely LOVED the Olympics. I loved the competitions, the stories of the athletes, and cheering on the underdog.   The Complete Book of the Olympics is just that - the pre-eminent point of reference for sports enthusiasts and journalists alike, and the essential guide to the London games. At large-format, closely typeset pages, the tome is a prodigious and compendious work of reference/5(46).

In this brand new updated edition of The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics, packed with thrilling photographs of the unforgettable moments from Olympic history, David Wallechinsky puts the Salt Lake City games into perspective with background, stories, and statistics from every Winter Olympics since the Chamonix games of A book on the Winter Games and their history. It not only includes all of the statistics - results for every event since the advent of the modern games - and information on rules and scoring systems, but also a wealth of anecdotes which bring alive many dramatic moments from Olympic history and the characters of the competitors.


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The book became unwieldy so was later split into two volumes The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics and The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics series. Wallechinsky now shares the editorial duties with his nephew Jaime Loucky.

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