By Larry R. Gerlach
The ebook strains Richards from his boyhood in rural Parowan, Utah, to Cornell and during his carrier as an officer in global struggle I and his educating occupation in l. a.. His tale is that of a outstanding athlete, but in addition that of a guy suffering for private achievement whereas endeavoring to hold his Mormon historical past amid his altering spiritual conditions and participation. greater than a century has handed given that Alma Richards gained an Olympic gold medal, but this tale approximately guy and sport—the force to excel, victory as validation of exertions, the hunt for public reputation and, finally, the fulfillment of self-identity and self-satisfaction—still resonates today.
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Alma Richards: Olympian by Larry R. Gerlach