In Particular With Osher Longlife Learning Institue at San Diego State University
Journey to the Olympic Games
Event DetailsDate: Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 10:00am to 1:00pm Location: Olympic Training Center, 2800 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista, CA 91915 Event Cost: TBA (includes event, OTC tour, signed book)
About The Event
Adventures by the Book is honored to partner with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at San Diego State University for a Journey to the Olympic Games Edventure by the Book led by award-winning author Daniel James Brown.
Athletes around the world dream of one day achieving their crowning glory: competing in the Olympic games. The road is fraught with dedication, perseverance, hard work and, yes, also politics, money, and drama.
Join critically-acclaimed and bestselling author Daniel James Brown at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista for a private tour of the facility and discussion of Brown’s most recent book, The Boys in the Boat, the riveting story of nine men who overcame all odds to win a gold medal in rowing for the U.S. Olympic Team in the 1936 games in Nazi Germany.
Daniel James Brown
Daniel James Brown is the critically-acclaimed and bestselling author of multiple books, including his most recent, The Boys in the Boat. He has taught writing at San Jose State University and Stanford University, and has also been a technical writer and editor. His bestselling books focus on narrative, non-fiction of compelling historical events.