Track and Field (12-Sep-1913 31-Mar-1980)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
William J. Baker. Jesse Owens: An American Life. The Free Press. 1986. 237pp.
Donald McRae. In Black & White: The Untold Story of Joe Louis and Jesse Owens. Scribner. 2002. 415pp.
Jesse Owens; with Paul G. Neimark. The Jesse Owens Story. Putnam. 1970. 109pp. Alternative title, Blackthink: My Life as Black Man and White Man.
Jeremy Schaap. Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics. Houghton Mifflin. 2007. 272pp.
- Official Website: http://www.jesseowens.com/
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- Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.851)
- International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.536)
- Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1115)
- Webster's American Biographies (p.787)
- Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.551)
- 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (pp.238-41)
- Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.381)
- American Lives: Sports (vol.2, pp.213-16)
- ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.534)
- St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.583)
- Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.877)
- The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.269)
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