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Games of deception : the true story of the first U.S. Olympic basketball team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany / Andrew Maraniss.

Author/creator Maraniss, Andrew author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York : Philomel Books, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2019
Description217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents One man stood alone -- A sinister fac̦ade -- Inventing a game -- Do good and be pure -- Man on a mission -- The boycott question -- Meddling in the Olympics -- Mirror, mirror -- Hollywood stars -- Unrefined -- Big time -- Choices -- On their own -- You can't beat fun -- Welcome to Germany -- The anvil and the hammer -- The grandest show -- Village people -- Witnesses to history -- Neutral zone -- 110,000 bored Germans -- Tournament time -- Strangest game ever -- Center of the universe -- Full circle -- Afterword: Putting the pieces together -- All-time Olympic basketball results. 1936 Team USA roster ; 1936 Berlin Olympics: day-by-day.
Abstract "The true story of the birth of Olympic basketball at the 1936 Summer Games in Hitler's Germany"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Interest age level Ages 12 up.
Interest grade level Grades 7-9.
Genre/formInformational works.
LCCN 2019034029
ISBN9780525514633 (hardcover)

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