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Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Olympics -- History,
  • Olympics -- Records

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby David Wallechinsky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV721.5 .W25 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 680 p., [54] p. of plates :
Number of Pages680
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2406999M
ISBN 100670821101, 0140107711
LC Control Number87040289

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Very thorough, event-by-event recap of the modern olympic games. A good reference book for olympic fans, but while it offers statistics and anticdotes from virtually every event in olympic history, it doesn't really tell much of the story of each olympic games like I was hoping/5. Get this from a library! The complete book of the Olympics. [David Wallechinsky; Jaime Loucky] -- Contained with the pages of this encyclopaedic book is anything anyone could ever need or want to know about the modern Olympic Games. It provides a complete statistical record since the founding of. In , he published the first edition of his work The Complete Book of the Olympics, a reference work with full results and many anecdotes about the modern Games. 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 en: 2.   David Wallechinsky has confirmed that, for the first time since , he will not be publishing a new version of _The Complete Book of the Olympics_ on the eve of the Summer Games - and added that.

  When the Sochi Olympics opens on February 7, , it will be the biggest Winter Games in history, with 12 new events and a record number of participating athletes. The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics includes the rules for each event and the daily schedule. This is the book to keep by your side as you enjoy watching the Sochi : David Wallechinsky. 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(45). The Complete Book of the Olympics David Wallechinsky Snippet view - The Complete Book of the Olympics David Wallechinsky, Jaime Loucky No preview available - Get this from a library! The complete book of the Olympics. [David Wallechinsky] -- Presents the final standings in every event ever contested in the modern Olympics through , with complete team rosters, and includes many anecdotes and interesting facts such as the age of the.

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