The flame: an unlikely patriot finds a country to love

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W. Morrow, 1987 - Sports & Recreation - 270 pages
Steve Barr of the 1984 Olympic Torch Relay Advance Team, tells of his renewal of faith in America after visiting cities, towns, and rural crossroads and observing the spontaneous outpouring of love and patriotism in the days preceding the Los Angeles Olympics. 32 black-and-white photographs.

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This is the story of how the Olympic torch was carried by relay from New York to Los Angeles for the opening of the 1984 games. As told by Barr, one of the advance men, it is in turn affecting, upbeat ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Steve Barr is an artist specializing in the illustration of children's books, board games, card decks and other educational products. He is also the author and illustrator of a nationally syndicated comic strip. He lives in Columbus, North Carolina.

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