Cover image for The winter Olympics
Title:
The winter Olympics
Author:
Litsky, Frank.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : F. Watts, 1979.
Physical Description:
87 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series:
Summary:
Explores the origins of the Winter Olympics, recaps the games from 1924-1976, and presents profiles of some of the athletes participating in these games.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780531029466
Format :
Book

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Summary

Author Notes

Frank Litsky was born in Waterbury, Connecticut on August 15, 1926. He graduated from the University of Connecticut. After an early career with United Press, he spent 50 years at The New York Times covering 44 sports. He covered eight Olympic Games and 15 Super Bowls. He wrote a 1975 coffee-table book entitled Superstars and yearbooks for the Encyclopedia Britannica, World Book, and Collier's. He died following a short illness on October 30, 2018 at the age of 92.

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