Jesse Owens

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Blackbirch Press, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
A biography of the track star who overcame childhood illness and racial prejudice to win four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics.

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Chapter A A Young Boy Struggles with Pain
Chapter A Chance for a Better Life
Chapter J The Dream Comes True

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About the author (1992)

Wayne Coffey is a sportswriter for the New York Daily News. He wrote The Closer, with Mariano Rivera, as well as, Wherever I Wind Up, with R. A. Dickey, and The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U. S. Olympic Hockey Team.

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