Stock Image

Made in America His Own Story

Peter Ueberroth with Richard Levin and Amy Quinn

16 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0688058825 / ISBN 13: 9780688058821
Published by William Morrow and Company, New York, 1985
Used Condition: As New Hardcover
From Jay Toelkes (Salem, OR, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 11, 2014

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 18.48 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 7.25 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

1985 As New Book, Fine unclipped jacket ($17.95), Stated First Edition, First Printing 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 401 clean tight unmarked pages, book appears to be unread, 16 full pages of b/w photos and eight full pages of color photos in two sections, red end pages, cream boards with 1/4 blue cloth covered spine, silver embossed lettering on the spine, color illustrated jacket with white lettering. Bookseller Inventory # 005258

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Made in America His Own Story

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, New York

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

The organizer of the 1984 Olympic Games offers a behind-the-scenes account of the international ingrigues, terrorist threats, boycotts, and financial obstacles that he had to overcome to make the Los Angeles Olympics a success

From Publishers Weekly:

Named Time magazine's Man of the Year and elected commissioner of baseball, Ueberroth has been much in the spotlight for the past two years. Head of a Los Angeles travel agency, he was tapped to run the 1984 Summer Olympics in his city, and here he writes about the many problems he encountered. First among them were the Russians, seeking retribution for the U.S. boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics and publicizing stories about anti-Soviet assassins lurking on every corner. Of no help at all, charges Ueberroth, was the U.S. State Department, which frustrated efforts to promote the games on many occasions. The 1984 Olympiad was unique in that it was financed by private industry, and Ueberroth makes it clear that finding backers was difficult. Only those interested in the behind-the-scene story of the L.A. Olympics are likely to read this book. Photos. 200,000 first printing; $150,000 ad/promo. November 18
Copyright 1985 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Book Seller- all types of books including Biographies, history, fiction, non-fiction, sports, vintage, etc.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days. JAYSTIME Jay Toelkes, 35 Northwood Commons Place Chico, CA...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express